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Tomatoes

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When life gives you lemons….

Life is a big ball of stress at the moment. I’m handling things as best I can. Today I retreated to my back yard for some sun. I’m grateful that the house next door is currently unoccupied. That means I … Continue reading

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Chokes

They were part of my house mate’s CSA box. I’m not really a fan of them since in my mind they’re the Kim Kardashian of vegetables…prickly and a lot of work for very little pay off. There’s a reason artichoke … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Leftovers Stew

Like many people, I am still faced with a pile of Thanksgiving leftovers several days after the event. I’ve had turkey sandwiches and Brussels sprouts for lunch and midnight snacks of stuffing. And yet despite all that, I still have … Continue reading

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Peas out of the pod

I love peas and always have. As a kid I’d get a can of British baby peas for my birthday and I thought how special that seemed. With time I’ve grown like the peas right out of the pods and … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Spaghetti with Meyer Lemon and Herb Sauce

Lemon pasta is one of our “go-to” easy meals that we have been making for years. It’s quick, uncomplicated and relatively healthy. Normally we serve it during hot weather, but with Meyer lemons being plentiful at Bay area farmers markets, … Continue reading

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The Pleasure of Persimmon Curd

One of the joys of living in the Bay Area is our access to fresh fruit year round and local persimmons are abounding in farmers markets this time of year. Their vibrant orange color is hard to miss. We’re using … Continue reading

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Check List

2 dozen spice cookies with chocolate ganache – done giant bowl of chex mix – done garlic sausage rolls – in the oven glazed ham – in the oven sweedish meatballs – next on my list crudite – as soon … Continue reading

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