Monthly Archives: June 2012

More Chicken Livers

For a long time I associated the flavor of chicken liver with any other liver. Boy was I wrong. For those folks who like beef liver, more power to you. I hate it. Hence my aversion to any liver at … Continue reading

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Blueberry Fold

A clever intro eludes us. May our wit return tomorrow. Blueberry Fold 1 cup flour 2 tbsp white sugar 1/4 tsp salt 3 tbsp butter 2 cups fresh blueberries 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 tbsp port or lemon juice Stir … Continue reading

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Blackberry Granita with Honey

By Katherine We love granita for so many reasons. The icy concoction is tasty and simple and helps make the most of a bumper berry crop. Greg picked up a flat recently at the farmers market that was perfect for … Continue reading

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Blackberry Spritzers

With the Rufus Guide as our excuse inspiration, we make a lot of cocktails. Hands down this is the best one we’ve had in awhile. Nondrinkers can use lemonade and ditch the vodka. Blackberry Spritzers 1 quart fresh blackberries 1 … Continue reading

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Green Eggs and Prawns

We got this idea from Wholesome Cook, whose curried egg and prawn cocktails grabbed our attention a few months back. Of course we didn’t have curry, or brown eggs and we don’t even use the word prawn 75 percent of … Continue reading

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Bacon Cheddar Corn Muffins

The secret to these muffins golden crust is bacon fat. They’re not the healthiest little buggers, but boy are they good. Fix up a pot of beans and you got yourself a meal. Take a long walk afterward. Or maybe … Continue reading

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Let the bug inspections begin

After everything that happened to the garlic this year, I still harvested about 15 medium sized bulbs. Since I had been prepared for none it seems to have worked out. Of course it could have been more than 30 large … Continue reading

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Blackberry Jam with Port

Port really brought out the richness of the berries in this jam. I like blackberry jam really chunky. If you prefer it smoother, mash the berries as they cook. For how to can jam go here. Blackberry Jam with Port … Continue reading

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Lamb Chops

Once again lamb was on clearance at the grocery store and these little chops were just to lovely to pass up. Corn meal can be substituted for the semolina flour. Semolina Crusted Lamb Chops in a Mushroom Sauce 4 lamb … Continue reading

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Out with the Arugula

I decided to try dill to see how well it will do in the South. I have a feeling it won’t do too well, but hey I found the clay pot and needed something to do with it. I did … Continue reading

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