Monthly Archives: October 2011

Coconut and Curry Carrot Puree with a Crunchy Seed Topping

Try saying that one fast, ten times in a row. Maybe later. To me there’s something elegant about purees. They seem to go with posh meals in fancy restaurants. . . elevating common vegetables to the status of gourmet foods. Or … Continue reading

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Healthy Fudge with a Wicked Alias

This unassuming little fudge leads a double life. All year long it is a workhorse – packing a powerhouse of nutritious ingredients into an appealing, simple-to-make treat. Totally fools the eye. It can be made with any combination or variety … Continue reading

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Rollpfannkuchen is Just Another Name for Crepes

Who doesn’t like pancakes? Let me rephrase that. Show me a kid (and that includes kids-at-heart) who doesn’t like pancakes and I’ll eat my…my…I’ll eat my…frying pan. But I’ll need some maple syrup on that, please. When my kids were … Continue reading

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Misty Moisty Mornings and Watermelon Pickles

One misty, moisty morning, when cloudy was the weather, I chanced to meet an old man, clothed all in leather. I said, “How do you do? How do you do?” and “How do you do again?” These are the words … Continue reading

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