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Welcome to Come Back to the Table

We ask so much of ourselves today! Women and men both have challenging, demanding jobs that require huge commitments of time and energy.

We have families that require time, attention, and nurturing, children who require our loving presence, attention and guidance.  We have homes that need care and maintenance.  Fueling all these demands on our energy with fast food, convenience foods, and take-out doesn’t work.

We need real food, honest food, full of vitamins and minerals, and so do our families. I invite you to come back to the table, to savor the difference real food can make in your energy level and your sense of well-being. I invite you to learn simple food preparation with fresh ingredients, seasonal eating that anchors us, that lets us live in harmony with the rhythms of the Earth.

Recent Blog Posts

Portable Lunches

For kids who are back in school or parents who want a healthier and less expensive lunch, try some of the following suggestions.  First, while there is nothing wrong with the good old brown bag, it doesn’t keep things from getting smashed, doesn’t keep hot things hot or cold things cold, and doesn’t have compartments that force you to be more creative.  Recently I picked up a Rubbermaid lunch helper that is … Continue reading

Random Thoughts…

Artificial flavor in lemonade, real lemon in furniture polish.  Alfred Newman Junk Food.  It can either be junk or it can be food.  It can’t be both.  Dan Kittredge Consumption of soft drinks increased from 23.3 gallons to 54 gallons per person per year. In 2009, 25% of all vegetables eaten by kids were…ta da!  French fries! There is more money spent every year on fast food than on higher … Continue reading

E-Z Peel Hard-Boiled Eggs

Ever try to peel farm-fresh eggs that you’ve hard boiled?  The hard cooked white pulls away with the peel, leaving an egg with chunks missing.  What a waste!  I saw this technique on the internet, and it works like a charm. Use a steamer, or make one with a wire strainer and a saucepan with a lid.  Place about 1-2 inches of water into the saucepan and bring it to … Continue reading

“Every Meal is a Choice”

Our love affair with convenience and speed led us to processed foods, which many of us rely on to the point that we no longer cook at home.  Or if we do cook, we no longer cook from scratch, depending on boxed and canned and frozen foods for our meals.  The problem is that most processed and commercially produced foods are loaded with sugars and refined salt, preservatives and additives … Continue reading