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Cindy in garden with basket of beans

Bountiful Harvest

Welcome to Cindy’s Garden to Table I love the following  quote because I believe that it is essential for us to make food choices that promote health. And when we grow our own food we tend to eat what we grow! “He that takes medicine and neglects diet wastes the time […]

persimmon bread

Persimmon Bread

It’s fall, Thanksgiving time too! The persimmon trees in the orchard are filled with persimmons, so it’s time to make persimmon bread! Types of Persimmons We have two kinds of persimmons in the orchard, Fuyu and Hachiya. There are two commercially available types, though as with much produce, there are […]

steel cut oatmeal

Steel Cut Oatmeal

Steel cut oatmeal typically takes 45 minutes to cook. Who has time for that in the morning? Well here is a make-ahead steel cut oatmeal recipe that is made the night before in just minutes! My daughter originally found this recipe at the kitchn website. We’ve now made it many […]

Cindy in her garden

Cindy in Her Garden

Cindy in her garden, enjoying organically growing vegetables and fruits. Meet Cindy Lepore Hart from Santa Cruz, California, USA ??  “My Italian grandfather always had a garden in his backyard. I remember how delicious the produce tasted. Also, Trips to Italy where I ate delicious meals also inspired me to start […]

indian vegetable curry

Indian Vegetable Curry

I learned to make curries years ago while working at the college cafeteria. During a summer seminar, an Indian group arrived. They sent their chef into the kitchen to teach my friend and I how to make food for them. When I had my restaurant, Indian Vegetable Curry was a […]

eggplant parmigiana

Eggplant Parmigiana

Here is a short video demonstrating how to assemble Eggplant Parmigiana. I used fresh tomatoes, basil and eggplant from my garden. If you plan to make this in the winter when tomatoes are out of season, you can substitute canned tomatoes in juice. Eggplant Parmigiana