Monthly Archives: March 2014

Welcome Springtime with Colorful Cuisine (March 30 – April 5)

The freshness of spring is greatly enhanced by fresh colorful cuisine. Contrasting the colors of green and red present appetizing combinations. Spring is here and bland is out. So, flavor up and spectrum up! Enjoy my colorful and flavorful Springtime … Continue reading

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Neighbors Make It Easy To Celebrate Spring (March 23 – March 29)

Simplistic planning can be the most fun. Host an improvisational garden gathering with the neighbors as spring showcases its flora. Our double pink Kwanzan cherry tree is in full-bloom! Its pink petals announce spring’s youthful vigor. This weekend we hosted … Continue reading

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The “Lucky” Month of March Is Enhanced With Fresh Mint (March 16 – March 22)

This week marks the annual St. Patrick’s celebration and the luck of the Irish. Ireland is known for its lush green rolling hills and its specialty cuisine. One of my favorite condiments to serve with our St. Patrick’s day supper … Continue reading

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New Beginnings for Spring (March 9 – March 15)

Eggs represent new beginnings and are explicitly linked to spring. Children love the colorful tradition of spring Easter egg decorating. Other than our traditional chicken eggs, options include Bantam chicken varieties such as Cuckoo Marans or Cochin eggs. Quail and … Continue reading

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Welcome March with Butterflies (March 2 – March 8)

Papillon is French for butterfly. As spring approaches, we yearn for those bright colors and mornings filled with sunshine. Butterfly culinary designs are easy to create and evoke the pleasure of light-heartedness. Salad butterflies are easily created with slices of … Continue reading

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