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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
Featured, food for thought, Main Dishes, news bites, Reviews, skills worth knowing, skills/recipes, Soups & Stews

We Tried 4 Vegan Matzo Ball Recipes and Here's the Results

Rarely are the absence of eggs a hurdle in our world. Cakes and baked goods are fine without them as are pancakes and other treats. Even macaroons are well served with aquafaba. But oh those matzo balls. Try using...

We Tried 4 Vegan Matzo Ball Recipes and Here's the Results
Dips and Spreads, Featured, skills worth knowing

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
Featured, food for thought, Food News, Main Dishes, Recipes, skills worth knowing, skills/recipes, Soups & Stews

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
Desserts, Featured, food for thought, news bites, Recipes, skills worth knowing, skills/recipes

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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June 27, 2022

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....
April 3, 2022

We Tried 4 Vegan Matzo Ball Recipes and Here's the Results

Rarely are the absence of eggs a hurdle in our world. Cakes and baked goods are fine without them as are pancakes and other treats. Even macaroons are well served with aquafaba. But oh those matzo balls. Try using a mix with your standard egg ...
August 22, 2021

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 don't keep long and if you have a tree or bought ...

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