Category Archives: Salads

Eat shoots and leaves

My nephew Tom DeSimone has been writing a blog about thinking deeply and living simply in Gardiner, NY. His most recent posting referred to a dinner of wild garlic mustard pesto and a side of hosta shoots. Hostas? I went … Continue reading

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The Ramp Goddess

When I am at a really great concert I often get a flood of my own visionary ideas. There’s some connection about being moved by another’s inspired outpouring, someone working at a high creative and intuitive level that provokes from … Continue reading

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The mushroom, of course.

My enchantment with mushrooms started a few years ago when I found a large patch of chanterelles growing in the woods near the village. Since then I’ve been foraging in unsettled places looking for wild food. Then a couple years I … Continue reading

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