Reminiscent of apricots and honey, persimmons make a lovely bread when gently spiced with cinnamon, and augmented with raisins and chopped walnuts.

Reminiscent of apricots and honey, persimmons make a lovely bread when gently spiced with cinnamon, and augmented with raisins and chopped walnuts.

Reminiscent of apricots and honey, persimmons make a lovely bread when gently spiced with cinnamon, and augmented with raisins and chopped walnuts.

Your bread machine prepares this classic dough, with olive oil lending an authenticity to the chewy crust. Just pat this great dough into your pizza pan and you are on your way to a Mediterranean experience.

Your bread machine prepares this classic dough, with olive oil lending an authenticity to the chewy crust. Just pat this great dough into your pizza pan and you are on your way to a Mediterranean experience.

Your bread machine prepares this classic dough, with olive oil lending an authenticity to the chewy crust. Just pat this great dough into your pizza pan and you are on your way to a Mediterranean experience.

Lots of crispy bacon is tossed with hot, buttered noodles, whipped egg and cream, and a generous measure of Parmesan cheese to make this delicious classic. Stir until the heat of the pasta cooks the eggs, then serve with parsley and ground pepper.

Lots of crispy bacon is tossed with hot, buttered noodles, whipped egg and cream, and a generous measure of Parmesan cheese to make this delicious classic. Stir until the heat of the pasta cooks the eggs, then serve with parsley and ground pepper.

Lots of crispy bacon is tossed with hot, buttered noodles, whipped egg and cream, and a generous measure of Parmesan cheese to make this delicious classic. Stir until the heat of the pasta cooks the eggs, then serve with parsley and ground pepper.

A hearty, hearty salad filled with veggies, lots of fresh herbs – basil, mint, and parsley – and a sprinkling of Parmesan and lots of crumbled feta. The pasta is cheese tortellini. Makes eight servings.

A hearty, hearty salad filled with veggies, lots of fresh herbs – basil, mint, and parsley – and a sprinkling of Parmesan and lots of crumbled feta. The pasta is cheese tortellini. Makes eight servings.

A hearty, hearty salad filled with veggies, lots of fresh herbs – basil, mint, and parsley – and a sprinkling of Parmesan and lots of crumbled feta. The pasta is cheese tortellini. Makes eight servings.

A smooth drink that is a meal in itself. Banana, milk and a nice raw egg – all topped off with a pinch of cinnamon. This recipe contains raw eggs. We recommend that pregnant women, young children, the elderly and the infirm do not consume raw eggs.

A smooth drink that is a meal in itself. Banana, milk and a nice raw egg – all topped off with a pinch of cinnamon. This recipe contains raw eggs. We recommend that pregnant women, young children, the elderly and the infirm do not consume raw eggs.

A smooth drink that is a meal in itself. Banana, milk and a nice raw egg – all topped off with a pinch of cinnamon. This recipe contains raw eggs. We recommend that pregnant women, young children, the elderly and the infirm do not consume raw eggs.