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WIAW 32

WIAW 32

I realize I haven’t usually mentioned which day I’m posting…  Because of the kinds of freelance work I do, my weeks don’t have as strong a pattern as the weeks of most people. There are things I can do any day, there are jobs I […]

Cucumber Mousse – and Freezing Cucumbers!

Cucumber Mousse – and Freezing Cucumbers!

As you may have noticed, our CSA gave us many, many cucumbers. I’ve made salads, I’ve made soup, I’ve filled a quart jar with refrigerator pickles, and I still had cucumbers…

Freezing Herbs

Freezing Herbs

In my last post, I casually mentioned throwing a frozen cube of basil into something I was cooking – and realized I had never written about freezing herbs.

WIAW 31

WIAW 31

And it is time again for What I Ate Wednesday. I need to make another batch of granola. (That’s the problem with preferring your own cooking… you then need to have a chance to do it!) So, what else is a fast easy grain? I’ve […]

The Staff of Life – Wheat (in Tabbouli)

The Staff of Life – Wheat (in Tabbouli)

Wheat has been a staple food in Asia, Northern Africa and Europe for millennia. Even people in largely rice eating cultures eat wheat – breads in India, and noodles and dumplings in China, for example. Then European settlers brought wheat to the Americas and Australia, […]