Author: Cindy Lepore Hart

roasted potato wedges
Appetizers, Sides & Snacks

Roasted Potato Wedges

Making Roasted Potato Wedges is quick, easy and they hit the spot on a cold winter night. I made them one night while making a Lentil Barley Soup. The roasted potato wedges were a nice compliment to the soup. These are a great alternative to french fries, since the wedges […]

sugar cookies
Desserts

Sugar Cookies

I find myself posting and promoting healthy eating and cooking, but then the holidays approach and I love to make cookies. This recipe is neither heart healthy nor bone healthy. For that matter it’s downright just fun to make and eat on occasion! I hope that you enjoy the holidays […]

persimmon bread
Breads & Muffins

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
Breakfast

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
Gardening

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 […]