Monthly August, 2014
It’s tomato time, the time of the year when the genuine, vine-ripened flavor of just-picked tomatoes is exploding all over the place. In fact, if you are reading this on the Saturday that it posts, and you are within driving distance of St Paul, MN, you still have time to pick a tomato and come enter Marilyn’s
I love a big stinky melon. Yes, that musk melon that you can smell before you even get to the farmstand, it’s calling my name. It’s time to revel in melons, when the sun has bestowed full on sugary ripeness to all those fat fruits that have been baking in it since spring. Throw in some
Have you seen those articles on how to get more clicks by writing an attention-grabbing headline? Something about getting rich quick, cute kittens, or celebrity sideboob, and you can pull millions of easily distracted eyes to your site. Well, now that your eyes are here, I will share my miracle cure story. YES I SAID MIRACLE
Last week I did a fun appearance on Twin Cities Live, where I made some summery sweet corn dishes. At one point in the show, I said that the sweet corn right now is so fresh and sweet that you can just eat it raw. The show’s host was surprised. Of course, most people cook
Just in case you have not gotten to take a look at my book, Juice It!, here is a virtual flip through the pages. I love the photography by Antonin Achilleos and the design, all done by the talented people at Chronicle books.
In Minnesota, we plant our tomatoes, then we wait. It’s been a hard year in the garden, but the tomato plants seemed to really like the fact that it rained for the entire month of June, and a good part of July. The ten thousand lakes and creeks and rivers all jumped their banks and