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In Our Kitchen: Presents

So the old Krupps dual coffee and espresso maker died after 12 years of service. In that time it seems that every dual coffee maker out there is over priced and poorly made. I don’t know if this is due … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Menu

We hope you all have a great holiday. If you’ve forgotten a recipe or still have room on your table for one more dish, we hope this roundup helps. Cranberry Sauces Brandied Cranberry Sauce Cranberry Sauce with Raspberries Cranberry Gelee … Continue reading

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In Our Kitchen: Turkey Day is When

This year was tough on the hot peppers, but I was able to get one good harvest with enough for a batch of pepper jam and a couple containers of pickled jalapenos. For awhile I was hoarding the last of … Continue reading

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In Our Kitchen: Sweet Potatoes

The garlic came in the mail so it was time to pull the sweet potatoes. Although they did yield a pretty good harvest I will not plant them again unless there is an isolated space for them to grow. I … Continue reading

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A Colorful Array of Sides for Labor Day

Since most other sites are all about the meat, here are some options to go along with the most important part of the day. Have a great holiday! Grilled Corn Cherry Tomatoes with Herb Vinaigrette Potato and Anchovy Salad Jalapeno … Continue reading

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In Our Kitchen: The Last Tomatoes

Our tomato crop was a bust this year. The grape tomatoes did well for a few weeks, but the crop was felled by a combination of too much rain in the spring and the oppressive July heat that normally does … Continue reading

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In Our Kitchen: A Rainbow of Drink Options

It’s summer. Your drinks should be colorful. Above is a mojito for the chef. Here’s some cider from a trip. Grab a clearance bin beer. This beer was aged in red wine barrels which gave it an interesting tart cherry … Continue reading

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