Category Archives: Kitchen Adventures

What the Hell are Cranberry Beans?

I love how the farmer’s market changes with the season. Strolling through the market, I discovered beans upon beans. The ones that caught my eye were these pale red streaked pods which yield white beans blotched with the same red … Continue reading

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How Much Should You Tip ?

With the holidays season in full swing that means meeting friends and coworkers out and about for the occasional cocktail (If you want holiday drinks at home, click here if you just want good cocktails  at home click here ), which … Continue reading

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Wild Garlic Fettuccine

I love how the farmer’s market changes with the season. Strolling through, I took in the array of squash and dry goods. The vendor that won me over today sold fresh and dried pasta and his prices were reasonable, unlike … Continue reading

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Boozy Pomegranate Cider – Revisited

Agatha is a good friend and a marvelous cook, but whenever I attempt one of the recipes I’ve asked her for, the result is never like hers. I suspect she’s deliberately leaving out ingredients. How do I tactfully confront her? … Continue reading

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Carrot Ginger-Coconut Soup – Revisited

Seeing the beautiful carrots, I decided to make one of my favorite soups,  for Friendsgiving. I think this soup will be a crowd pleaser (I also think this soup will be good for any holiday or cold winter day). What are … Continue reading

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