Monthly Archives: November 2012

Winter CSA – Box #2 – I thought it was romaine….

Since my winter CSA boxes aren’t delivered every week, I need to call it Box #2 instead of Week #2.  To add to the confusion, our next box is next week, only one week! No delay or chance to eat … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Rolls and Blueberry Smoothies

I had a wonderful Thanksgiving with my sister (and her family), my husband and my children.  Having the people I love more than anyone else in one place for three days was a spectacular gift that I truly appreciated. 🙂 … Continue reading

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Storing Fresh Ginger

I really like using fresh ginger in lots of cooking.  It is strong, adds lots of flavor, and can blend into so many types of dishes.  I used some in my cranberry jelly and the apple butter; I love it … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Part II – I can’t even follow my own recipes …

Because I have LOTS of pumpkin puree, I offered to bring the pumpkin pie to Thanksgiving with my sister. But really, I have ricotta cheese and greek yogurt, so we get  pumpkin yogurt cheesecake. Like the headline says, I can’t … Continue reading

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Cranberry Jelly w/ Lime and Ginger

My favorite part of Thanksgiving is cranberries.  Canned cranberry jelly is okay.  I’ve made fresh cooked cranberry chutney before, but this year I wanted to try a jelly. My inspiration has been the rosehip honey made by Anne at Life … Continue reading

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Winter CSA Week 1 – Thanksgiving Preparations

My winter CSA boxes will only come every two weeks.  Sigh. But I am excited because I got a  great variety: tomatoes, kale, napa cabbage, cranberries, turnips, peppers and a huge squash – oh, and some daikon radishes, and more … Continue reading

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Zucchini Walnut Bars – meh.

I have a beautiful cookbook I have had for several years dedicated to squash.  However, I do not recall trying any of the recipes.  Now that I have a kitchen drowning in various types of squash, this is the time … Continue reading

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