’tis the season to celebrate seasonal apples


Tweet With autumn festivities in full swing, there is nothing more rewarding than the simplicity of celebrating nature’s generous gift du jour: seasonal, locally-picked apples. And a sumptuous gift indeed. This year, we discovered arguably the best apples ever to be eaten– called Zestar! (yes, spelled with an explanation point–well deserved emphatic punctuation but not added by […]

gluten-free carrot kugel


Tweet Sweet Bean whipped up this recipe using my ominous stash of chunky CSA carrots–a vegan, gluten and sugar-free riff off of the traditional version in the fabulous cookbook featuring vegetarian Jewish dishes from throughout the world called Olive Trees and Honey.   In my version, I substitute white flour for oat and millet flour, use […]