Monthly Archives: July 2009

America’s Food Secrets III – Ste. Genevieve, Missouri

On this wonderfully hot day in SW Oregon, where 90 degree days are rare indeed (I’m enough of a skeptic to doubt all the forecasts until my own personal temp indicator suggests otherwise – it now, at 3 pm, reads … Continue reading

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Garden – As Mistress and Master

I’ve been ignoring my blog lately mainly because of the amount of time the garden is demanding – not that it isn’t fun, but it does cut into one’s other activities. And I keep remembering that awhile back, I was … Continue reading

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Pork is for Sharing

Yesterday, we had our good friend, Rich over to reconnect, share some stories, and to show him the progress in the garden – since we usually are making something a little bit special each weekend, it was also an opportunity … Continue reading

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Making the Common Not So Common

Among the joys of living along the northwest coast of the U.S. in the summer is the return of the tuna – albacore tuna, to be specific. Now, albacore does not get the respect that ahi gets (ahi is a … Continue reading

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America’s Food Secrets II – Holland, Michigan

It’s time to have a little more fun with the 2nd installment of America’s Food Secrets – as you may, or may not, remember, this is where we take a good look at a few selected community cookbooks, in the … Continue reading

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