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Street Food Series: Sudanese Ful

Lately I have been reading the really interesting cookbook Street Food, which has recipes and vignettes about international “fast” foods that are typically sold by small, independent vendors.  I have at least 20 recipes earmarked for future meals, and in most cases they are more of a guideline than a recipe, as street foods evolve […]

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Last C.S.A. Share of the Season

Yesterday I picked up our last shares of 2010–some winter squash, a bag of potatoes, some nice leeks, beets, apples, and some of Grant Farm’s amazing cherry wine.  I will admit to a little bit of C.S.A. burnout at this stage in the game, but we are totally sold on the concept and we will […]

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Mushroom and Leek Cassoulet

Mushroom and Leek Cassoulet

While we were visiting friends at Thanksgiving, Harrison made a version of this dish for an evening meal, and it was a huge hit with the otherwise-carnivorous crowd.  This is a “cassoulet” in the broad sense that it is a rich, white bean casserole.  Traditional French versions are usually loaded with meat products–sausages, duck confit, […]

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Lentil and New Potato Moussaka

Lentil and New Potato Moussaka

Moussaka is a classic Greek dish that typically layers olive-oil softened slices of eggplant with a meat sauce and a topping of egg-enriched bechamel.  We had a number of small eggplants accumulated from the CSA, so I decided to do a lighter, vegetarian version for the evening meal.   This recipe is easy but it […]

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Chicken Soup for the Cold

My late summer cold has sadly prevented a trip to the Grant Farm’s Harvestival, which I had been greatly anticipating.  The cold has improved today, no doubt due to the mega-antioxidant chicken soup I cooked up yesterday as an antidote.  I would add here that I give great kudos to Harrison for cheerfully tolerating my […]

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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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