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Sweetest thing about sweet potatoes

People often ask me for recipes. Because I think that everyone should love cooking; some recipes I gladly share. However, there are some that I do not share and for various reasons. Sometimes the recipes are too complicated for the … Continue reading

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Simple ethereal sustenance… vegan.

There is nothing simple about soup. Humble, nourishing, comforting, delicious, silky, filling, creamy, chunky, tasty, warming, chilling, classic, inexpensive, delectable, seasonal, and special – All are good words to describe the time and care it takes to make the most … Continue reading

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Garden Grazing ‘11: Winter Edition: Kale… last vegetable standing

This winter, kale was the last vegetable standing in my vegetable garden… and with good reason. Kale, a cousin to collards and broccoli, is a very resilient type of cabbage. Cold weather does not intimidate kale and hot weather does … Continue reading

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Fresh, tender, sweet, and delicate…

Fresh, tender asparagus wants to meet sweet, delicate blue crab to create the perfect light salad to share with my favorite Girl. Must use a light dress so that the flavors of both are not buried or masked; fresh snipped … Continue reading

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A vegetable by any other name is not really a Jerusalem Artichoke

My favorite part about going to the farmers’ market is seeing something new… or different… or something with local seasonality. This week I found Jerusalem artichokes. Now the most ironic thing about these gnarled little tubers is that they are … Continue reading

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Roasted Butternut and Apple Soup… enough said!

Here IT is… the most incredible Autumn/Winter soup EVER! If I could erect a huge 6-foot sculpture of butternut squash in my front yard ever Autumn, I would. There is already an imaginary one erected in my heart, I start … Continue reading

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Making the case for Dark Meat

There is not much new to say about the fascination of white meat chicken. By far, it is the most popular choice when dining out and eating in. It reigns supreme for the snack-set – chicken wings. It is the … Continue reading

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