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Fennel Slaw/Relish

So one thing you should know about me is that I eat a lot of pickles. I am always looking for good pickle recipes, and this was inspired by, of all things, rutabagas. I owe you a post on rutabagas … Continue reading

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Pickled Sugar Snap Peas

The problem with sugar snap peas is that even though you want to eat them straight off the vine, you will get full and there will be more peas than you can handle. Unfortunately, sugar snap peas don’t do very … Continue reading

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Andrea Reusing’s Hot Slaw

So I have a confession. I love cabbage. I can’t stop eating it, and I miss it dearly in the summer. Part of it is because I grew up eating kimchi, which is spicy fermented cabbage, and it’s a taste … Continue reading

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All about Peanuts

It’s a very good thing I don’t have a peanut allergy, because I am OBSESSED with them. Yes, that is all caps. I roasted my own peanuts because: 1- I cannot eat salted peanuts. I just cannot without suffering a … Continue reading

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Raw Kale Salad with Roasted Chickpeas

I made this for Halloween and apparently it was a real treat for many people, because they all liked it and want the recipe. Normally I don’t make raw kale salads, because the boy does not like raw kale. But … Continue reading

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hello there, again and an ode to autumn.

“The best thing about autumn, is that it can help you forget what a lousy summer it’s been.” (a brilliant observation by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall)(via The Blue Hour) My summer hasn’t been that lousy, but it hasn’t been filled with a … Continue reading

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Tomato and Corn Salad

Happy Summer! In honor of the season, I thought I’d share a recipe using two classic summer ingredients, tomatoes and corn. The key to this salad is really good sweet corn, the kind that is a little creamy (or milky) … Continue reading

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Review: Geer St. Garden

Geer St. Garden is my new favorite place in Durham for eating outside. It’s got family-style picnic tables on its outdoor patio, and when the nights are not humid and relatively cool, it is absolute heaven there. It is a … Continue reading

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Review: Pie Pushers

From a distance, you may be wondering if this new food truck called Pie Pushers is worth the hype. How about from this distance? Does that help? 🙂 As you might have guessed, Pie Pushers is a food truck that … Continue reading

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Friday Feature 12.17.10, or a local foodie gift guide

In honor of the upcoming solstice, I thought I’d compose a local gift guide. They’re divided in two parts, in-town, and out-of-town. Just in time for your Saturday Durham Farmers’ Market (though they are also holding a special winter market … Continue reading

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