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18 Sep
Gazpacho Soup

You'll be happy to know all is forgiven. Seems I'm not the only one to have forgotten my sister's birthday. She read my blog post and called to say I had been keeping very good company in my neglect. Turns out one of her best...

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17 Sep
Dutch Chocolate Cake Gets Tarted Up

It's official. I'm a Bad Sister. Capital letters earned. This post is a public apology to my sister Robin with the hopes that sincere groveling and pretty pictures illustrating the possible Make-Up Cake will help. My blunder? I forgot my sister's birthday. Totally and completely. Now, forgetting a...

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15 Sep
Reader Question: The Cost of Eating Local

A while ago a reader emailed me one of the best questions I've received in a long time. She voiced the frustration we all feel trying to align our ideals with our pocket books when she wrote: I live in the Niagara Region of Ontario, one...

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14 Sep
Peach and Black Bean Salsa

The subtitle of this post could be Variations on a Theme. Brahms did it with classical music, William Carlos Williams did it with poetry and I'm doing it with salsa. And peaches. And more homegrown tomatoes. Now, I'm not claiming to be in the same league as the...

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11 Sep
From the Archives: As the Barrel Turns, Episodes 26 to 30

I'm on the road again this week and thought I'd fill the void with a fast forward revisiting of the semi-popular and pun-filled serial, As The Barrel Turns. This oddball bit of Sunday silliness was a huge departure from my usual posts but a hell...

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10 Sep
From the Archives: As the Barrel Turns, Episodes 20 to 25

I'm on the road again this week and thought I'd fill the void with a fast forward revisiting of the semi-popular and pun-filled serial, As The Barrel Turns. This oddball bit of Sunday silliness was a huge departure from my usual posts but a hell...

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09 Sep
From the Archives: As the Barrel Turns, Episodes 13 to 19

I'm on the road again this week and thought I'd fill the void with a fast forward revisiting of the semi-popular and pun-filled serial, As The Barrel Turns. This oddball bit of Sunday silliness was a huge departure from my usual posts but a hell...

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08 Sep
From the Archives: As the Barrel Turns, Episodes 7 to 12

I'm on the road again this week and thought I'd fill the void with a fast forward revisiting of the semi-popular and pun-filled serial, As The Barrel Turns. This oddball bit of Sunday silliness was a huge departure from my usual posts but a hell...

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07 Sep
From the Archives: As the Barrel Turns, Episodes 1 to 6

I'm on the road again this week and thought I'd fill the void with a fast forward revisiting of the semi-popular and pun-filled serial, As The Barrel Turns. This oddball bit of Sunday silliness was a huge departure from my usual posts but a hell...

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03 Sep
Fresh Tomatoes with Balsamic Vinegar

I can't believe I didn't think of half the tomato dishes people suggested yesterday, especially since Summer Fest ended with tomatoes. Given my mental lapse, I'm quite surprised how polite you all were with your suggestions. Not one of you put "Doh!" in your answer...

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