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Salad Spinner

We had our first salad from the new, spring-planted lettuces yesterday—a carnival of colours and flavours!

It got me thinking about salad, and the preparation of salad. 258 more words

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Cheesy pumpkin pasta with Stop & Shop / Giant Pumpkin Pasta Sauce

So, I bought this, a little afraid that it would be super sweet-It actually tastes a little like butternut squash soup- just a little sweet.  347 more words

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Out of the Comfort Zone—Lavender Cupcakes

As with everything in life, the only way to grow is to move outside your comfort zone, to push yourself beyond your normal boundaries.

In that spirit, several months ago I photocopied a recipe for lavender cupcakes from a book I checked out of the library. 184 more words

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Fennel Salad

In the course of clearing the winter weeds from the garden every spring, I always find some volunteer fennel that’s perfect for the picking.

With our summery weather this week, I decided to make a simple fennel salad with my find. 95 more words

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The long winter wait is over! The first of the spring crops is here! We’ve been watching carefully for weeks now, hoping, waiting…

And yesterday the first asparagus pushed up through the mulch (and, yes, these are purple asparagus. 204 more words

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Osmanthus Jelly - Recipe

I love having snacks to go along with my tea and this is a delicious, fast and easy item which goes really well with Chinese tea. 159 more words

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