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Thanksgiving tips

(My daughter, Emma, tasting.)


Here are the tips in no particular order —

1-Include what local food you can. This is an intuitive move, as it’s the season when classic Thanksgiving foods have arrived — apples, winter squash, turkey and more. I have lots of […]

Rescue Thanksgiving Recipes

My mom, daughter and me.

A three generation Thanksgiving 7 years ago

Everyone asked for these early….I’ll post ’em again…. Enjoy friends, family and the best of the harvest. (Recipe links in grey)

Turkey Rescue Roasted Turkey with Gravy About Local and Sustainably Raised Turkeys

Cranberries Double Cranberry-Orange Sauce

Root […]

Steve's Sweet Potato Surprise Pie

My lifelong passion for pie, start up stores with fun food themes, and my local library miraculously converged in one recipe last month.

Like so much tasty food invented by great home cooks, this pie is really an amalgam of recipes, re-imagined with gusto by local librarian Steve Stover.  It’s a buttery crust, topped […]

The Saturday Market

Everything I love and hate about the local food movement is rolled into this Saturday market here in San Miguel, Mexico.

Joy — an organic market!  When I first came to this town, 30 years ago, most of the food vendors where not producers, but middlemen, just as they used to be back […]

Food for all!


2012 Berkshire Thanksgiving Dinners, Free and Low-Cost

Those of us who can savor Thanksgiving together are lucky. Learn more about food security for all! Link

Thanks to Judith Lerner of the Berkshire Eagle for these……

Salvation Army (413) 442-0624 300 West St., Pittsfield; turkey dinner with all the trimmings […]