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Fresh Corn Muffin-Souffles with Tarragon

Fresh Corn Muffin-Souffles with Tarragon

We got some delicious looking ears of sweet corn in our CSA box last week and I have been wanting to try something new that pairs the corn with fresh tarragon.  We have a French tarragon plant that gets about four feet tall each year, and I love it with fish or with new potatoes, […]

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The Fine Art of Foraging

Foraging is a lost art for the most part, and it does require some specialized regional knowledge of edible wild plants.  When we first moved to the affluent Boulder County area we would sneak around harvesting sand plums, crab apples, choke cherries and other delectable goodies along fence rows.  Eventually we realized that these were […]

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Okra Deserves Your Love. Do Not Disrespect the Okra.

Okra: “I don’t get it, Dr. Phil, people just seem to avoid me.  I try really hard, but they just don’t like me.” Dr. Phil: “Okra, you got to get real!  How do you expect people to like you when you act like a slimebag?  Get real!  Get real!” Okra: “Good point, Dr. Phil.  Good […]

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Chicken with Ground Cherry Sauce

My Father’s Garden: Pineapple Tomatillos (a.k.a. Ground Cherries)

Yesterday I flew in to Indiana to visit my folks, and stepping out of the airport was like stepping directly into a hot bowl of soup.  If you are thirsty here you can put a green tea bag in your mouth and just suck in a lungful of that hot, moist air.  Instant tea. So […]

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