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Fig-ure of beauty

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Once upon a time, there was a little girl who hated figs. Even when the backyard tree was covered, she turned up her nose…

Burgertime

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You know what sucks? Stuff that’s not meat that pretends to be meat. Veggie patties, not dogs, tofu crumbles and the like. Wikipedia calls…

Tomato, ho

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Feeling insane industrious this morning, I bought 75 pounds of tomatoes from our cute-as-pie CSA farmers. And so begins a two-day weekend of canning…

Okra-home-a

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The first okra of the season was piled high in our farmers’ booth at this weekend’s market, so I grabbed a couple of pounds…

Carrot merit

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Loving this heat-tolerant variety of Danvers 126 from Southern Exposure Seed Exchange. These babies went into a batch of primavera along with garlic from our garden…

On a jelly roll

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I know, I know, enough with the peaches already. But, dangit, these things are like tribbles. Every time it looks like they’re gone for good,…