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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.

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…