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Squash Stuffed with Mung Beans

Because I haven’t come up with enough ways to stuff vegetables. And squash is in season. Squash Stuffed with Mung Beans 1 large acorn squash seeded and scrapped 1 cup dried mung beans 2 cups vegetable or beef stock 2 … Continue reading

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Red Cabbage Bread Casserole

This is a really fantastic strata that is also low in fat. If you want it to be high in fat add more cheese and use butter to toast the bread. Cream can not hurt in the broth either. I … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Hamburger Buns

This is a recipe I adapted from my second favorite baker’s book, Bernard Clayton’s New Complete Book of Breads. I promise this is not an advert. This bread is fantastic as a loaf but works even better shaped into buns … Continue reading

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Squash with Wild Rice, Pears and Almonds

This is a great main course or side depending on the size of the squash used. Acorn squash has the best texture for roasting, but any gourd would work. Make sure to toast the seeds for a snack later. Acorn … Continue reading

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Browned Nectarines in Honey and Whipped Cream

This is a really simple dessert that works well with really ripe or not so ripe nectarines. Nectarines with Honey 5 nectarines sliced thick 3 tbsp butter 2 tbsp honey 2 tbsp amaretto 1 cup heavy cream Melt butter in … Continue reading

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Farro Risotto

This turned out a lot better than I anticipated and is a great recipe. I prefer risotto with real arborio rice and farro is so much better as a dessert. But this is really, really excellent as well. I went … Continue reading

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A Garden Update

The okra is finally producing now that the true southern summer is here. The peppers are also getting to the right amount of spiciness now that the days are in the upper 90’s and the nights cool down to the … Continue reading

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