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Blueberry Cocktail

Walking through one of my favorite international markets with my spouse, I spotted barrels- a childhood “juice” that I loved. Surprisingly, since we grew up on to different ends of the continent, my spouse remembered them as well he remember … Continue reading

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Vanilla Orange Cider

My brother left me a voicemail and said, “I can’t find your holiday cider on your blog.” I sent him a link  to my Pomegranate Cider and my phone rang. “The other one.” I laughed and thought- oh, how did … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes : Chicken Stock

Today I found a half-eaten Costco chicken in the fridge. After making myself a lovely chicken sandwich, I made chicken stock (click here for veggie stock, click here for shrimp stock). Ziploc gallon bag of (frozen) vegetable scarps Leftover chicken … Continue reading

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Cranberry Mojitos

When life gives you bad cranberries, or any other fruit, you just make cocktails. Cheers to Imperfect Produce customer service! Simple Syrup: 1 cup of cranberries 1 cup sugar Several springs of mint 2 C. water Cocktail: 3-4 leaves of … 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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