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Booze Poached Strawberries

I bought a quart of the very first strawberries of the season today and I decided to poach some of them since they are already going a little soft. What do you did when life gives you too much fresh fruit? Why you poach it in booze, my friends! I poached half the strawberries and … read more

Gingered Sweet Potato Soup: making the most of what you’ve got

  GINGERED CARROT SOUP   So, I promised I would share my Winter CSA adventure with you. In my first box I got: Green leaf lettuce, Scallions, Baby bella mushrooms, Parsnips, Rutabaga, Acorn squash, Carrots, Apples, and the tiniest sweet potatoes ever. I made vegetarian mushroom stroganoff with the mushrooms, used the scallions in some guacamole, … read more

Potato Leek Soup

When one has a CSA farm share, one has to learn to cook on the fly. It’s necessary to use up whatever one finds in one’s box that week. I imagine this is what our ancestors cooked like…living so much more closely in tune with the growing season than we do nowadays when it’s possible … read more

Mirepoix: my life in food

I’m starting a new special feature today. It’s called Mirepoix: my life in food and I will be combining food and photography in this new feature. Food is such an important part of our lives, it’s more than just necessary for survival. For me, cooking is one of the ways I express myself. It’s also … read more

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