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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
Featured, food for thought, Main Dishes, Recipes, skills/recipes, Soups & Stews

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
Featured, food for thought, Main Dishes, news bites, Recipes, skills/recipes, Soups & Stews

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
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Creamy Rutabaga Pie with Cauliflower, Peas and Tempeh Bacon - Vegan, Gluten-Free and Even Keto

Stuck at home, we received a box of vegetables from a friend and it included 5 rutabagas. Now this vegetable isn't high on people's list and frankly, all we could think of was roasted rutabaga. Sure it's...

Creamy Rutabaga Pie with Cauliflower, Peas and Tempeh Bacon - Vegan, Gluten-Free and Even Keto
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Crusty Artisan Bread -Tweaking Jim Lahey’s Method


Artisan bread in minutes was a thing years ago, creating a sensation and bringing fresh-baked bread to ordinary home cooks who didn't have all day. Then, Jim...

Crusty Artisan Bread -Tweaking Jim Lahey’s Method

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August 13, 2020

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 crises of years ...
August 1, 2020

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 of experience that ordinary talking ...
July 6, 2020

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 same way here.S...

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