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We’re prepared! We have garlic…

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

summary: Hallowe’en Haiku; spaghettini with garlic and sage; barrel cheese grater is terrific; garden garlic is hot and potent; information about UNICEF: please remember that even though the children no longer carry UNICEF boxes, donations are still welcome. cue sound effects     We’re ready for all those vampires and ghouls!   Just enough garlic […] Continue reading »

Pickled Chilis

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Pickled Chilis

summary: pickled chilis based on a recipe in “Beyond the Great Wall” by Naomi Duguid and Jeffrey Alford; magnetic poetry isn’t just for the spring; Please remember to play your turn of Magnetic Poetry! All this fall, we haven’t been able to stop ourselves from grabbing a pair of scissors, walking out to the lane […] Continue reading »

Wordless Not-Wednesday: Delving into the Archives – Chef’s Life Candied Yams

Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Mmmmmm… + =

Not-blood orange salsa with avocado

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

summary: not-blood orange salsa from Jamie Schler’s cookbook “Orange Appeal”; making substitutions; no blood oranges? …use navel oranges instead; using all the orange (except the pith); orange extract and orange sugar; Oranges aren’t exactly in season yet but when Canada Post delivered Jamie’s cookbook on Thanksgiving weekend, I couldn’t stop myself from buying a few […] Continue reading »

Wordless Not-Wednesday: Hot Hot Hot

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017


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