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Mom’s Coleslaw

Mom’s Coleslaw

One of the reasons that I have always been comfortable with cooking most things from scratch is that my mother always did so. Our cooking styles are quite different – as I’ve said, I grew up eating frozen vegetables, largely because there simply was no […]

WIAW 34

WIAW 34

I’ve been quiet – but I didn’t forget the blog, exactly – just my priorities. I had this great idea for a peach based dessert. And it’s been almost working…  One version was much too fussy for the result I got. (Pleasant, but was I […]

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…