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What the Hell are Garlic Scapes? 

 Looking at these, they reminded me of elephant garlic but curly.  My pantry box informed me that Garlic scapes are the stalks that grow from the bulbs of hardneck garlic plants. You can also treat garlic scapes as you would garnish, chives, or scallions. I … Continue reading

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What the Hell are Sunchokes ?

The little knobs of Sunchokes reminded me of alien mutated Ginger. It was one of the edible unfamiliar treasures in my new biweekly curated produce and pantry box. I wish I could have asked the local farmers what the hell … Continue reading

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What the Hell is Couscous

Walking through the organic food aisle in the supermarket I came across Couscous. I instantly thought of the dreaded Quinoa “challenge” and thought well at least it’s only a small 10 oz box. Cue the culinary challenge. I tossed a … Continue reading

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Long Days, Late Night and Hungry

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
This morning when I returned from my run, my spouse was already gone. I knew I was in for at least a 12 hour day. With that in mind, dinner needed to…

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Simple Corn Salad

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Laughter comes in the most unexpected places. Opening my freezer, there was another bag of frozen corn. I immediately called my brother and asked him how he made corn salad. We happily…

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