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Food lover’s holiday

There’s no holiday that stimulates the palate quite like Thanksgiving. Oh, I know food shouldn’t be our reason for looking forward to it. Despite the problems our citizens face we still have plenty to be thankful for, and I hope … Continue reading

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Mincemeat is an old time favorite that has evolved over time

When I was a kid my mom made mincemeat every fall during productive deer seasons. She used neck meat, which is gelatinous and full of gristle. This doesn’t sound appetizing, but it always made good mincemeat. When you say mincemeat … Continue reading

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Rhubarb is a vegetable fit for dessert

Last week I wrote about asparagus. Rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum) is another perennial vegetable that requires little care. Few people grow it around here. Likely, it’s because our hot summers take their toll on it. You have to pick the right … Continue reading

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