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Winter Recipes

I love cooking in the winter.   Darkness comes early, leaving plenty of time for food prep before I get hungry for dinner.  Warmth and good smells contrast with the brisk cold outdoor air.  And the final result is a … Continue reading

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End-of-the-Season Recipes

It’s the end of the growing season, but it isn’t quite time to rest.  With the bulk of our harvest frozen, canned, dried, and fermented, it’s time to deal with the left overs: the harvest that didn’t get processed during … Continue reading

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October in the Garden

Fall is certainly in the air.  Colors have changed dramatically in the last week, and we are now in peak foliage in the Champlain Valley.  According to our climate zone, we were supposed to get a frost by October 1st.  However, the … Continue reading

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July in our Vermont Garden

Ahhh, July.  In our Vermont garden, July means… Days that actually feel summery. Drought. Followed (hopefully) by dramatic afternoon thunderstorms (hopefully not too dramatic). First tastes of beans, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, blueberries, blackberries, broccoli, cauliflower, eggplant, peppers, husk cherries, tomatillos, … Continue reading

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Late June in the Garden

*Yes, I did mean late June… this mid-July rainy weekend is allowing me to get all caught up, and I couldn’t skip over the joys of the transition from leafy greens to other vegetables and fruit in the garden!* Along with … Continue reading

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Back to Basics: Simple Winter Veggie Dishes

Thanksgiving is certainly an exciting and delicious celebration for those of us who love to prepare and eat food. Having enjoyed my fair share of tender meat, freshly baked breads, sweet fruit sauces, and dessert, dessert, and more dessert, I’m … Continue reading

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Dukkah: A Favorite Harvest Season Garnish

At this time of year, we’ve enjoyed countless dinners of zucchini, eggplant, tomatoes, and peppers.  We’ve had more variations of salad than I can list.   It’s the time of year when I’m often in search of a new flavor … Continue reading

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