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The Carrotiest Carrots

I’ve been holding out on you. I know where the tastiest carrots in the Valley are and I haven’t told you yet. Let me just give you some clues. These carrots are organic. One of these farmers doesn’t wear shoes…

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Cakes, Desserts, Salads


I’ve always been obsessed with raspberries. Raspberry iced tea at the Coffee Merchant when I was a kid, raspberry sorbet (once!) at Chez La Vigne, raspberry tart baked from an old Harrowsmith magazine, raspberry soda on a road trip with…

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Salads, Vegetarian

Mixed Baby Greens

The little baby lettuces in my garden enjoyed the rains of last week. Gorgeous curls of burgundy, bright green and speckles of dark red form a plush carpet. I’ve often seen mesclun at its peak and thought that Anne Geddes…

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Chicken, Salads, Vegetarian


Spinach. It’s green and leafy. You know it’s good for you, but maybe you don’t eat enough of it. Yet I know by the popularity of the Poppyseed dressing at the Cafe that lots of you are eating it, in…

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