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The First Promise Of Summer — Making Strawberry Cake

Strawberries — sweet little kisses of summer…  I know, I know, it’s not summer yet. But can’t a woman dream? Don’t know about you, but I had a perfect Mother’s Day weekend.  Part of the program was a trip to a local strawberry patch, where we gathered three gallons of ready-to-eat picture perfect delicious strawberries […]

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Curried Cabbage & Kale Gratin

Eat Your Veggies! Curried Cabbage & Kale Gratin

When I think of vegetables, I  think of a side dish or a salad. The vegetable could certainly play an important part of the main dish, but usually in a form of a wrap or a container for delicious stuffing, or a backdrop to fragrant meat.  To put it into an American way of thinking — vegetables are […]

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Sweet robust bunches of carrots from my garden

Little Gifts of Winter

Ok, I realize it’s not technically a recipe post, but I am proud and sort of bewildered at the same time, so here it goes. We’ve adopted a “Square Foot Gardening” way growing some basic vegetables, and it’s worked quite well for us, even though I haven’t been focusing on it quite as much as […]

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