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Month: August 2010

Stain Those Hands! aka More About Beets

Stain Those Hands! aka More About Beets

So you think you don’t like beets.  Or you already know you love them.  Either way, here are a couple more recipes for you to try.  If you fall into the first camp you may be pleasantly surprised.  If you fall into the second camp […]

Beets

Beets

There are few vegetables that get as much negative press and hatred as beets (okra and eggplant might share top billing with beets).  I must admit that I was once of the haters.  Beets seemed a food that only old ladies ate, as I mostly […]

Dreamwords

Dreamwords

Ok, so I generally think my dreams (which tend to be quite vivid, sometimes mundane, and often extremely weird – usually laced with whatever stressors are currently in my life – sometimes repeating over and over for years) are just my mind working out problems and creating amusements.  But every once in a while a gem comes out of a dream:  an idea, a recipe, a problem solved.  Not long ago I had a dream in which this following expression was repeated several times, in several dreams within dreams.

Before the beans are even ground you can taste the final bitter sip of the coffee, and yet we make it anyway.

I love that.  It is so true – even if you can see the end you take the enjoyment where it is.  So here’s to dreaming in words and truths.

Peach Butter and Zucchini Pickles

Peach Butter and Zucchini Pickles

So, all summer you were looking forward to fresh, ripe peaches.  Now there are here!  Alas, the time when they are actually ripe, actually delicious, and actually inexpensive is so short.  How to capture a few extra moments of that sweet, sweet time?  Make peach […]

Peaches, Summer’s Golden Gems.  Or some such.

Peaches, Summer’s Golden Gems. Or some such.

Ah, peaches.  Nothing means summer quite like the sweet smell of peaches (mingle it with fresh cooked corn on the cob and the smell evokes many a happy summer dinner from my childhood.)  I love the flavor of fresh peaches, really ripe fresh ones – […]