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Spiked Strawberry Lemonade

When life gives you discounted strawberries, you make lemonade. Cheers! 1 cup strawberries, hulled and sliced 2 cups lemonade 1/2 cup rum 1 half of a orange 1 lemon wedge Ice Methodology: Muddle the strawberries,orange and lemon wedge in a … Continue reading

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What the Hell is a Black Radish

Walking through the farmer’s market, my eyes zeroed in on the black radishes. Not one to have food remorse, I tossed one in my basket.  That evening my spouse spotted it on the counter and asked me what it was. … Continue reading

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Split Pea Soup

Full confession, I had never made split pea soup, but I remembered a while back I bought a bag of dried split peas (do they ever go bad?) and after a Easter dinner we had a leftover ham bone. As … Continue reading

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Cilantro meets Rice

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
Sometimes my best dinner ideas come from what I like to call “operation save insert food item.”  Returning from the framers market today, it was operation save cilantro. I had mistakenly bought…

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What the Hell is Broccolini

Broccolini is not new to me, but as I looked at in sitting in its wood crate at the farmers market like a sad step child, I thought that many strolled by and probably wondered “What the hell is it? … Continue reading

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