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May 2010

Cakes, Desserts, Vegetarian


I will admit it.  I’ve been known to buy strawberries in the winter.  I’ve even convinced myself that they taste good.  But they don’t.  Not compared to the lightly sugared local strawberries I ate last night on a pillowy little…

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Desserts, Sauces, Vegetarian


On the drive down the North Mountain, I can see a whole field of rhubarb that lies untouched. Every year I watch the giant flower stalks emerge, turn brown, and wither away until the next spring. I have climbed over…

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Fiddleheads and Beet Greens

Fiddleheads have always been a bit of a mystery to me. Although I consider my mother The Best Cook on Earth, there are a few local specialties we never ate. I don’t remember eating Mackerel as a child, or Beet…

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Asparagus and Arugula

It seems perfect for me that the beginning of this blog is also the beginning of the fresh local eating season…..spring has exploded around us! My asparagus has been bitten back by frost a couple times this spring, but has…

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