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Roasted Snap Peas

In my house we eat snap peas by the handful. They are often one of the first things you will notice when you open my refrigerator. Noticing just a few handfuls left today, I decided to turn them into a … Continue reading

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Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
I have always despised the question “What do you do for a living?” I am a firm believer one shouldn’t ever be defined by their job, no matter how hard you work…

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Beet Salad with Pecorino, Candied Pecans, and Shishito Peppers

Flipping through a magazine in line at the grocery store (am I the only one who does this?) I came across a recipe for Beets with Pecorino, Pecans, and Shishito Peppers. I thought oh, I can make that. Here is … Continue reading

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What the hell is a Snake Bean?

Strolling through the market, I discovered beans upon beans. The ones that caught my eye this time were Snake Beans. They are not new to me, in the sense that I had seen them on countless occasions under the label … Continue reading

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What the hell are Haricots Verts?

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-yellow beans. They looked like “green beans”, but I have never seen them … Continue reading

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