Deborah Szekely
Fellow of the Wellness Hall of Fame

Deborah Szekely


Title Cooking with the Seasons at Rancho La Puerta
Year 2008
ISBN 978-1584797098
Publisher Abrams Books, (formerly Stewart, Tabori & Chang)
Authors Deborah M Schneider, Deborah Szekely, and Jesús;s Gonzás;lez. Photographer, Robert Holmes


Nominated for the James Beard Award for Focus on Health, Cooking with the Seasons at Rancho La Puerta contains 120 recipes for dishes using fresh, seasonal, local ingredients, reflecting the Rancho La Puerta experience.

The book was written with the intention of transporting Rancho La Puerta's regenerative experience to the home kitchen to change the way people think about food and cooking.

Recipes are organised as a series of complete seasonal menus.

Details: Abrams Books
Title: 100 Lessons from a grasshopper
Year: 2022


100 Lessons from a Grasshopper contains aphorisms, epigrams and humorous sayings gathered from Deborah Szekely's many talks with Rancho La Puerta guests.

The title springs from her late-husband Edmond's habit of telling Deborah that she has a "grasshopper mind" – one that springs from one idea to the next without stopping.

All profits will go to Our Green Umbrella, a tree-planting and long-term tree-growing campaign in Tecate honoring Deborah's 100th birthday.

Details: Rancho La Puerta

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