Tomato Nirvana: Heirloom Tomato, Basil and Goat Cheese Tortilla Pizzas

Here in Colorado we have finally reached peak tomato ecstasy. I think for me it is truly a deep down, ingrained, hereditary love. Of tomatoes. A gift of tomatoes is a treasure indeed. Hot off the vine. Recently, from my plants and from my CSA share, I happily, gratefully gleaned purple Cherokees, Valencias, Green Zebras,…

Banana Muffins with Lavender and Fresh Ginger reading The Tijuana Book of the Dead

I began this post months ago, yet … banana muffins with lavender and fresh ginger sounded excellent on this slightly cooler, rainy-ish summer day. It’s the 4th anniversary of Pachamama’s Beautiful Food today, so why not celebrate with a second post. I have loved the gardens I shared with you in these past four years,…

Fried Apple and Wilted Kale Salad with Curried Raisins and Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

I live in a climate that feels winter deep into it’s bones. This year we’ve gotten more snow than usual; the blues and whites stunning – merging, a dreamy fusion, blending land and sky. Β I’m to be found at home today, fire in the woodstove, thinking greens. This perfect little salad has been rolling around…