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The versatile wife

By Katherine A number of bloggers have bestowed awards on the Rufus site lately. Cecelia over at the kitchen garden (my God are all New Zealanders that side splittingly funny?) and Linda (I think she may be Greg’s long-lost cousin) … Continue reading

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Tabouleh and a thank you

There are so many takes on this classic dish. We see lots with more parsley or different grains from couscous to quinoa. They all sound great. But in ours we prefer bulgur wheat, which we always have on hand for … Continue reading

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Bubbly four ways

It seems only right to break out the bubbly at this time of year. In a few weeks, we won’t be able to enjoy our back porch without first slathering on a bottle of bug spray, lighting 15 citronella candles … Continue reading

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On stuffed Artichokes and versatility

Whenever I see a jar of artichoke hearts it makes me sad to think of all the delicious leaves left behind. We serve this as a first course or side, but they can easily be substituted as a main course … Continue reading

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