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walnut & cranberry zucchini bread

Slowly but surely, the zucchini in our CSA share have been growing by the week. It was easy to deal with the cute little patty pans, the small heirloomed striped zucchinis, and the lovely crook-necked yellow squashes. I was adding…

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this ain’t yer mama’s turnip: braised turnips, onions & carrots

It’s hard to make turnips sexy. They’re beige, rooty things without a whole lot of star power. When they’re on the table they’re relegated to the sidelines and rarely make the main event. Hardly anyone comes away from a meal…

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totally evil drunken sauce

July is nearly all gone and for me it went way too quickly. I had a nasty cough for most of the month and was bogged down with work. However, I did go to a baseball game, watched a drive-in…

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the magic salad: fresh corn & black bean salad

Friday evening meals at our house are usually of the uncomposed variety. Especially in the summer and even more so when the weather is hot and we’re extra tired from a long day of work. There’s lots of languishing and…

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braised greens with almonds and an egg on top

Our CSA is off to a slow start this year. I knew what to expect since last year things were the same – relatively small bins until the harvest really kicks into high gear. When I made this Vancouver was…

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root beer cake topped with “root” cream

When I went to San Francisco recently I had a small mission to accomplish: buy Root liquor. Root is a traditional spirit produced by a group of Philly artists known as Art in the Age and they’ve created this root beer…

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tex-mex cheese enchiladas

The past few weeks have been an exercise in patience. Spring came late here in the pacific northwest and it’s already July and we’re still waiting for summer to begin. There have been peeks of sunshine but it’s mainly been…

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lemon cornmeal waffles

I don’t get breakfast skippers. Even when I’m working hard at my computer and slugging back multiple coffees, I’m all about a good breakfast. My archives are full of breakfast inspiration, but I’m also content with a bowl of store-bought…

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