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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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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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Cooking Contest Central

Some days I wonder if we’re trying out for a food cooking show in my kitchen just by the way we make dinner. My spouse began to put things on the counter, then out of nowhere I heard myself saying … Continue reading

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Beet-Infused Vodka Cocktail

I wrestled with sharing this recipe. You see, I have no clue how to make the main ingredient, which is beet salad. It was created by someone in the kitchen at the restaurant my spouse works at for the employee … Continue reading

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Fried rice Showdown

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
Does one ever get too old for siblings competitiveness and the “I bet you can’t” and “I dare you” challenges? It was the last day of my brother’s visit. We were casually…

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