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This summer squash recipe worth cooking for taste

July 23rd, 2009 · 6 Comments · recipes

It’s finally happened; I’ve found a summer squash recipe that’s worth making because it tastes good, not merely because it gets rid of excess squash. (Actually, I do like summer squash in Ratatouille, but the squash blends in to that mixture.) Even better, the winning recipe, Broiled Squash with Thyme, couldn’t be easier. Here it […]

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Roasted potato salad wins diners’ approval

July 1st, 2009 · 3 Comments · potlucks, recipes

I’ve officially been writing this blog too long. Or, I’m officially lacking in creativity and originality.  Why do I say that? Because, after writing about the Roasted New Potatoes Salad that you see above, I discovered I wrote about the exact same salad and only slightly differently almost exactly two years ago. However much that […]

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Lawrence market turns Japanese for a day

June 29th, 2009 · 5 Comments · Farmers markets, Food preparation, local food

When in Kansas, use ingredients the Kansans do—on the way to making a traditional-style Japanese dish. That was the idea Saturday when organic growers from Saitama, Japan, did a cooking demonstration in the sweltering heat at the Lawrence Farmers Market. A Kansas delegation visited Japan a month ago or so in this exchange sponsored by […]

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Icky vegetables hide in freezer, wait for soup

June 24th, 2009 · Comments Off on Icky vegetables hide in freezer, wait for soup · Food preparation

I confess:  I’m not crazy about all vegetables. As much as I like to say that I’ll eat anything (which is mostly true), I have to admit I wouldn’t necessarily choose some things. This sad fact comes to mind as I pursue my goal to eat all my CSA food despite my most recent bag […]

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Raw beet salad an easy way to use lovely roots

June 17th, 2009 · 1 Comment · local food, recipes

It’s beet time again, and I say hooray. I love beets. This year’s beet recipe is a joy due to its versatility and simplicity. But first, a look at the beauteous root (partially peeled): How could anyone not want to eat something so beautiful? Anyway, this recipe is based on one in How to Cook […]

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What kind of fool am I?

May 27th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Food preparation

What kind of fool am I? Who’s in the photo above? It seems I’m the fool that Janet’s been speaking of. What kind of dessert is this? a pie without shell, a gel In custard, where sweet and tart flavors dwell? What kind of tastes are these that are so hard to miss? That make […]

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