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Peach Chutney, Sweet and Spicy

August is peach season here, luscious peaches drippy with sweet juicy tang and flavor that makes you think of falling in love. Ok, it's a fruit but still.

These fruits are fleeting. Ripe peaches...

Peach Chutney, Sweet and Spicy
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Kidney Comfort: Hearty Rajma for a Cold Wet Winter

We're still grateful that Rajma, that rich kidney bean curry that hails from the Punjab, came up on our food radar some years ago. Rajma is rarely on menus at Indian restaurants here in the...

Kidney Comfort: Hearty Rajma for a Cold Wet Winter
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Peach Upside-Down Cake for an Upturned World

You don't need to read a food blog to know things are more than a little out of kilter these days. Pandemic, societal upheaval, economic devastation, politics, hurricanes, blazing fires, intense heat and more can make us forget about...

Peach Upside-Down Cake for an Upturned World
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Old Country Herb Braised Green Beans

When I was a girl, there was such a thing as the Old Country – the place where the world still operated with magic and must.  Small old men with thick accents knew languages that had intensity, a depth...

Old Country Herb Braised Green Beans
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White Acre Peas and Butter Beans: A Southern Summer Treat

Peas and beans please. Not your ordinary English peas, green beans or even the popular snap peas with their edible pods.  These are Southern peas and butter beans, with creamy texture and smooth taste. They are both cooked the...

White Acre Peas and Butter Beans: A Southern Summer Treat

Hot Sauce Heaven: Get the E-Book

Are you a hot head? Do you love hot sauce and take delight in spiciness? Now you can learn to make delicious, naturally fermented hot sauce at home using techniques developed over twenty five years.Our new ebook gives step-by-step ...

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