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Black-eyed pea potato salad for a picnic

Last summer we made is to less then one Wednesday night Whitaker Music Festival (I didn’t say “zero” because we picnicked with G and some friends one night, but left before music started in order to get someone home to … Continue reading

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Broiled: No-bake stuffed zucchini

I started this post almost a year ago, and it’s been languishing in my “Drafts” folder.  I recreated this dish a week ago for one of Gabriel’s birthday dinners, and my father-in-law requested the recipe. I should note here that … Continue reading

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Blueberry boy

So, I did it.  I sucked it up and went blueberry picking with my toddler. The night before, I posted this to Facebook: Torn about taking G blueberry picking tomorrow. It would be easier w/o him, and I wouldn’t have … Continue reading

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Recent eats and recipe: Lentil Fennel Soup

The garden is bountiful these days: loads of red and black raspberries, bunches of greens, big bulbs of fennel, and sweet, crunchy sugar snap peas. I love eating the sugar snap peas as-is (and so does Sir), but we have … Continue reading

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Linguini with rhubarb and carmelized onions

I visited my family in Iowa over Memorial Day weekend, and, upon arrival, I discovered a treasure trove of magazines.  I’m a closet magazine junkie — I love reading books, but there’s just something about sitting and flipping through a … Continue reading

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Strawberry freezer jam: More fruit, less sugar

I have fond memories of helping my mom make freezer jam from berries we grew or bought, including strawberries, black raspberries, and red raspberries. My MIL makes lovely cooked jams/jellies/preserves, but I wanted to carry on my family’s tradition, so … Continue reading

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Garden update: May 2014

The cold winter and chilly start to spring delayed some things in the garden, but never fear — gardening is happening! The garlic survived the cold winter, and is growing well.  The spring crops (beets, carrots, peas, cruciferous, greens, onions) … Continue reading

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