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Zucchini Cornbread

Here is a way to use up some fresh zucchini or summer squash. Zucchini Corn Bread 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter plus more for pan 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 1/2 cup buttermilk 1 large zucchini 1 cup all-purpose … Continue reading

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In Our Kitchen: Almost Time for the Most Awesome Holiday This Year

To celebrate the end of summer and the one month of fall that begins in mid-November, we smoked ribs one last time. At least until next year. (We grill year round, but ribs only go on sale in the summer.) … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Molasses Bread

Go ahead and bookmark this one for autumn. Or go to your pantry and find that can of pumpkin puree that’s been hiding out there since October. This bread is perfect for a stormy spring morning, as long as the … Continue reading

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Preserved Lemons

Preserved lemons are a great staple for many different Indian dishes. I also like to use them in drinks and any dish that may need a nice lemon kick. A lot of recipes call for Meyer lemons, which would be … Continue reading

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Leftover Grilled Chicken is Tasty

The first zucchini of the season helps elevate this simple pasta dish. Of course the feta, grilled chicken and fresh rosemary can not hurt. Bow Tie Pasta with Zucchini and Grilled Chicken 1 lb bow tie pasta 2 zucchini sliced … Continue reading

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Pantry Pasta

This is a great weekday meal that makes use of the pantry and, unlike the types that come in a box with an evil puppet shaped like an oven mitt, this tastes good. The sauce can also be used as … Continue reading

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Brandied Applesauce

This is a twist on applesauce. It freezes just as well as the regular, and is an excellent addition to many pastries and pies. The sorghum can be changed to brown sugar, but it will not be quite the same. … Continue reading

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Shrimp stock

Whenever I or someone I know takes a trip to the Gulf of Mexico I have a cooler full of shrimp brought back. Not only are they fresh and far tastier than anything at a grocery store they cost around … Continue reading

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Caramelized Onions

Onions have a lot of water in them. Take away all the water and you are left with amazing flavor and sweetness. Of course the process to do this takes some practice and a lot of time. Trust me, it … Continue reading

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The last of the okra

By the end of the summer some people may get tired of eating okra all the time, like Katherine. It usually take me a month into fall before I too am okra’d out. So what to do with all the … Continue reading

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