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WIAW 33

WIAW 33

So – I’m kind of cheating… Last week and this have both been busy – and out of my usual pattern. I was away for a bit, I was concentrating on some work, I was… not paying as much attention…  So I didn’t post this […]

Grandma’s Grain: Buckwheat Kasha

Grandma’s Grain: Buckwheat Kasha

There’s a lot of talk these days about foods your grandmother (or great grandmother) would not recognize, suggesting that they’re not real food, and perhaps should be avoided. First, I would amend that to Someone’s grandmother – mine certainly did not eat tofu, quinoa, or […]

Not Eggplant Parm…

Not Eggplant Parm…

Well – it’s that time of year – we have eggplant. Lots of eggplant. Our CSA farm specializes in many kinds of eggplant…  Big purple ones, and thin Japanese ones, and curly lavender ones…

August Chicken Corn Chowder

August Chicken Corn Chowder

It is August, and we have beautiful, glorious, fresh corn on the cob. The first and best thing to do with it is cook and eat it right away, as soon as possible. The new Supersweets do give us a little more time – it’s […]

Sometimes the Simplest…

Sometimes the Simplest…

Sometimes the simplest treatment is the best.