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This Week at the Farmers Market

  It was a beautiful day for the Apex Farmer’s Market this past weekend, sunny, no chance of rain. Last week the market was closed due to PeakFest, our town’s annual street fair and the farmer’s market space is used … Continue reading

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Easy Dinner: Grilled Flank Steak and Asparagus

There is a book on my nightstand (that I will be writing about in the near future) where the author suggests that home cooks would do well to work more like professional cooks and 1) plan meals for 1-2 weeks … Continue reading

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New Gadget: More Silicone Covers!

Well, I went ahead and finally used my birthday gift card online to get more silicone covers. Shaped like banana leaves. Yes, banana leaves.   A few weeks ago I posted about a silicone bowl and pan cover that I … Continue reading

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Gardening in the Southeast

  There wasn’t much cooking going on this week, but I did get a lot done in the garden and picked up a new garden book I’m recommending for any gardener new to their region or anyone just starting to … Continue reading

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Amish Broccoli Salad

I’m not really sure what makes this broccoli salad “Amish,” but I definitely associate with with Midwestern potluck dinners, cookouts, and supper club salad bars. It seemed like the perfect accompaniment to the inaugural grilling of bratwurst on our new … Continue reading

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Post a Day Challenge

As my 6 loyal followers can attest, my blog has been a wasteland this past year with a single sad post from February of 2013. Rather than give you all a long explanation, let’s just say that one cannot have … Continue reading

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Eggplant “Tartine” with Tomatoes, Olives, and Cucumbers

French Fridays is making my transition back to blogging so easy.  This week is another simple dish using mostly ingredients that were on hand and two fresh from the garden, tomatoes and oregano. Dorie’s “tartine” in this case is not presented … Continue reading

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