I love loquats and love that my neighborhood has trees for me to pick from. But the season is short and the fruit is delicate--so you have to be creative in how you enjoy them. Pickling solves that dilemma. My friend Amy Finley shares her recipe.
If you love chickpeas but need a break from hummus, this dip is for you. With a beautiful blend of chickpeas, ginger and lemon, you can use this dip everywhere you'd normally use hummus. It'll have you smiling in no time.
Although I vary the flavors by changing tea types and sugars, kombucha can get little boring after a while. Adding fruit to kombucha is a revelation, so I created flexible recipes for mango, grapefruit ginger or raspberry kombuchas.
One of my favorite things to make with green garlic is a simple pesto. Green garlic has a milder flavor than mature garlic cloves, so it forms the backbone of the pesto, as opposed to a supporting note in the traditional recipe.