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vegetables

vegetable dishes for or as main courses

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Delving into the Archives: Brussels Sprouts and Fiery Red Chilies

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

summary: Brussels Sprouts with Fermented Black Beans and Chillies; Hot!!; reading ‘Deep Run Roots’ by Vivian Howard aloud; brief review of “Burma: Rivers of Flavor” by Naomi Duguid; [W]hen summer became September and the local produce staring at me was eggplant, muscadines, peppers, and okra, I had to go work – Vivian Howard, Chapter 18: […] Continue reading »

This is Our Kind of Music!

Sunday, August 19th, 2018

Catalan Potatoes

summary: how hard is it (really) to make garlic paste? – Epicurious video investigation; fake news; what to do with garlic paste; the wonders of alioli made with home-grown “Music” garlic; Catalan potatoes; some opinions about garlic; “One rule in life”, he murmured to himself. “If you can smell garlic, everything is all right”. – […] Continue reading »

Not-Even-Close-to-Wordless Not-Wednesday: Asparagus and Chives

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

summary: lilacs; asparagus; chives; our cat is strange; comments disabled… still ; well, this WAS going to be wordless; Until recently, people here [in Easter Carolina] never really messed around with experiments like eggplant or fancy peppers. Herbs were something we bought dried and, aside from sage, rarely used. […] [A]nd asparagus grew out of […] 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 »

Zucchini Ribbons Salad (Bookmarked Recipe)

Saturday, September 10th, 2016

summary: Jamie Oliver’s Zucchini Ribbon Salad is great; bookmarked recipe; why did we wait so long? Bookmarked Recipe: Zucchini Ribbons Salad Way back in 2007 or 2008, when FoodTV still showed actual cooking shows and when we still had access to FoodTV, we saw Jamie Oliver making a spectacular looking zucchini salad. We instantly said […] Continue reading »

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