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The darker the…

Black beans are delicious, black beans fill me up. Black beans are so damn yummy, they satisfy my tummy… Oh sorry, don’t mind me singing away to myself. O hey, anyone out there (or should I say first to) that … Continue reading

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Tiny but intense (encore cuz I just can’t get enough of them lately)

…clearly I am not describing myself, unless of course women who are six feet tall are suddenly deemed ‘tiny’.  No, ‘tiny but intense’ best befits micro-greens.   Let me tell you, I cannot get my fill of these petite doses … Continue reading

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please sir may I have some more? (an encore presentation)

January has the honor of being the national month of Eye Health Care, Bath Safety, Skating, Shape up US, Hot Tea, Soup (which I want to switch to February, but hey, that’s my issue), Fiber Focus, Prune Breakfast (see previous … Continue reading

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Do you know your olive oil?

Well, I thought I did. Go to store. Pick up glass bottle, or when I need alot of EVOO (yeah, short for the extra virgin olive oil, and no, Rachel Ray did not invent said acronym, sorry Rach) one of … Continue reading

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Chestnuts. If not now, when?

This post originally appeared on efete.net last spring when one is not normally thinking about chestnuts.  Well guess what?  Now is the time of year we ARE thinking about this mutli-tasker: hand-warmer or tasty treat, your call… “Chestnuts roasting on … Continue reading

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Interview with a bog-dweller

Conjure up an image of what, or who, resides in a marshy, murky, mucky bog, and well, I gotta say, it’s not looking too pretty. Unless of course you are referring to persons residing in the west of Ireland, and … Continue reading

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Hard to crack? Understatement

I have a new appreciation for the cost of shelled nuts. Walnuts in particular.  The price of shelled English (aka Persian) is one thing, but go purchase shelled Black Walnuts and woosh, why so much more?  Compare the shelling process and … Continue reading

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La vie en Rose, stinkin’ that is (encore)

No, no, no, not accepting that Summer is over.  Yes, confirmed by my favorite weatherman, Tom Skilling, it is now officially Fall. And indications of the season are confirming said season change — apples, pears, and pumpkins, yeah, pumpkins have … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Love

About a month or so ago, a friend ‘teased’ on her Facebook status about enjoying a delicious pumpkin milkshake.  Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE pumpkin, but I just can’t bring myself to even think about it until temps have … Continue reading

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Don’t judge by the cover

Celery Root.  Celeriac.  Hum, just don’t know where to begin with you.  I just sit here staring at you and…..nothing.  Awfully American of me I suppose.  Not only do we want you to taste good, but gosh darn it, you … Continue reading

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