Grilled Pumpkin Soup

Just when we thought we’d had our fill of pumpkin recipes, Leslie Lennox of Hope’s Gardens (our favorite small batch pesto maker) turned us on to this Curried Pumpkin Soup perfect for chilly November weekends. She recommends subbing coconut milk for heavy cream to balance the warmth of curry powder, ginger, mustard, cumin and cayenne. We recommend serving fireside with a blanket. Often. INGREDIENTS 2 medium sugar pumpkins, halved and seeded 2 tablespoons butter,... Read More

Believe Nothing

 “Believe nothing.
No matter 
where you read it, or who said it, even if I have said it, unless it agrees with you own reason and your own common sense."

               - Buddha

“The same molecules
that make up the food
we consume become
the molecules of our
minds and bodies.
So, unless you grow
your own food, you
should choose a
farmer as carefully as
 you choose your 
doctor or pastor.”

  _ Tim Willey, Farmer
             Madera CA
 “If man made it… don’t eat





        - Jack LaLanne

  “If we are
 always arriving and
 departing, it is also
 true that we are 
 eternally anchored. 
 One's destination is 
 never a place but 
 rather a new way of 
 looking at things."

           - Henry Miller
  “The rest of the
 world lives to eat…
 I eat to live.”
- Socrates
“Teachers open the door, 

you must enter by 


         - Chinese proverb

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