Category Archives: preserving food

A Parade Of Pumpkins

Print PDFFrom Nuts To Soup This year, my three year old grandson is enchanted with pumpkins, and so am I. For one thing, they are so beautifully plump and rounded, whether symmetrical or pleasingly eccentric in shape. Warty or smooth … Continue reading

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Smoking Fruits And Vegetables

Print PDFWhen Smoking Is A Good Thing This weekend, my band, Time & Tide, played at the Bainbridge Island Farmer’s Market. As usual, we had a grand old time, and as usual, we brought home fresh produce, but this time, … Continue reading

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Delightful Beans, Fresh Or Dried

Print PDFA Bevy Of Bountiful Beans Beans may not be a glamour crop in America, but they deserve more esteem than they get. Perhaps their very virtues make them seem dull: Dried beans are the basis of many world cuisines, … Continue reading

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Ornamental And Edible Oreganos

Print PDFMediterranean Kitchen & Garden Delights Edible or ornamental, perennial oreganos are among my favorite easy-going border edgers. Deer and disease resistant, their long lasting flowers are always lovely and sometimes fabulous, even (or especially) in their dried stage, making … Continue reading

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