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…the beets go on…

A bunch of red and gold beets are as pretty as any bouquet! The beet is a muchly-maligned vegetable, and I’m not really sure why. Maybe it’s the earthiness. If that were the case though, why not bag on turnips, … Continue reading

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Plan B & Volunteers: Dinner is Still Served

Tiny grape embryos flecked off the vine and into the palm of my hand today, as miserly and insubstantial as grains of sand, victims of a one-two punch: an unseasonably hot spring and ongoing drought. Just a few days ago … Continue reading

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An Early Resolution: No More CSA Waste!

I have a confession to make: I keep letting things go bad in my vegetable bins. In the fruits and veggies go, all lush and perky, tucked away into those drawers with all the optimism I have each time I … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks for Duck Confit

Some years Thanksgiving involves a big ol’ celebration with loads of people, but this has been such a busy autumn for us, with too much out-of-towning, that Himself and I decided on a quiet meal at home alone this time. … Continue reading

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