Stop and Smell the Roses

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I love gardening and all things related to flowers and plants.  As I walk around Boston I am often wowed by the incredible public gardens and beautiful brownstone front gardens.  Instead of simply admiring the flowers as I walk by, I stop and literally sniff them.  I can always benefit from an opportunity to slow down and foster mindfulness during … [Read more...]

Garlic Scape Pesto

Garlic Scape Pesto

Garlic scapes are the fresh green spring growth of garlic plants.  They have a wonderful mild garlicy flavor and can be used in many ways.  My personal favorite is garlic scape pesto!  I have made this at the beginning of the summer for the past few years and it always symbolizes the unfolding of delicious seasonal produce rituals. Take a moment … [Read more...]