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SPRING PARSNIPS – a hard core lesson in letting go

Sometimes you have to try something just to see how it comes out.  Great cooks and gardeners are fearless, or quote a gardener, “There are no gardening mistakes, only experiments.” This week Bob and I found ourselves with a couple of pounds of parsnips.  I wasn’t sure what to do with them but decided to […]

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Closing Down Guantánamo

“Guantánamo” was closed down last week, and it’s residents were transported to a new facility, in Moncure NC. There were no injuries, nor loss of life, and both the residents and new neighbors were thrilled to have it relocated to their community. “Guantánamo” was the name I chose for the 250 square foot garden I […]

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Food

ANOTHER CULINARY EPIPHANY

The minute we entered the Chatham Marketplace, we smelled it. Kentucky Fried Chicken! Our stomachs rumbled in anticipation. A second later, our vegan brains slammed on the brakes. Vegans don’t eat Kentucky Fried Chicken! Regardless of how many buckets they may have consumed in a previous life. But wait, it was okay! The little sign […]