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Better Basics: Baked Potato

February 5, 2012


Growing up, I lived with my grandparents. This led to some interesting moments that are likely uncommon for people my age. I recall clearly the day they got their first telephone, for instance. We watched the Olympics on an older television in the upstairs room, black and white of course, that had a remote control […]

Use those Veg! Summer Sautéed Ratatouille with Lemon-Mint Dressing

August 8, 2011


We made this quick, summer sautéed ratatouille in a wok to quickly cook the vegetables to crisp-tender.  You won’t need the heat at full-wok levels, especially if you’re using olive oil (the smoking point is much lower for olive oils).  But, using the wok is nice for a quick summer lunch since the pan transfers […]

Creamy Scape and Spinach Eggs

June 19, 2011


Ahh.. Sunday morning breakfast! A couple years ago, we had a green-eggs-and-ham something sorta like this.  We’re flush with spinach and garlic scapes from our garden, so we decided to wing it and see how it’d turn out. The Plan: A lot of recipes online have versions of this that use a lot of prep […]

Foraging: They came in the night

May 1, 2011


We found these morels …. in a secret spot.  Hope there’s a second round in our future.  Last week’s tremendous thunderstorm and warm(er) weather probably had a lot to do with our fantastic luck.  I’m doing a rain dance. Right. Now.

imma gonna eat you

April 9, 2011


A gallery of valiant overwintering survivors.  I knew I loved thai basil for a reason!