Category Archives: Cooking

BBQ Pizza – A Great Dinner for Hot Weather

Post by: Andrew I first saw this done on a cooking show maybe ten years ago. Great fun and a terrific way to make pizza in the summer without overheating the kitchen. Step 1 – make pizza dough using your … Continue reading

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Making Ketchup From Canned Tomatoes

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Like most people, I have always been a Heinz ketchup person. When I was young I can remember my Grandma buying IGA brand ketchup because it was cheaper – it did not taste anything like the spicy zip of Heinz. … Continue reading

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Dessert worthy of a Meyer Lemon and this and that…

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When they’re in season I always grab a couple bags of Meyer lemons and make all sorts of things with them. Cakes, syrups, cocktails, jam, lemonaid, etc. But when there is a Meyer lemon ripe on my small tree I … Continue reading

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Getting ready to hibernate

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Today was the last day of our local farmers market (two blocks from our house, we are spoiled) so now I know it won’t be long before the snow arrives. I still have fall garden to do’s. I have to … Continue reading

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Fall Cleanup (Really Photo Extravaganza)

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Started pulling out tomato plants today (still loads to go) and I have to say this summer was so unusually hot that for once I am looking forward to autumn and yes even winter (already dreaming of the new seed … Continue reading

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Kimchi

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Post by Andrew When I first heard of kimchi I dismissed the idea of eating rotten cabbage. But since my daughter moved to Japan and convinced me to try it I have re-assessed my view of this wonderful Korean staple. … Continue reading

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Eggplant Fries

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Just a quick post to recommend this recipe, at the bottom of their web page, for eggplant fries. They are broiled, not deep fried, but are very crunchy (what did we do before panko?) and the eggplant went almost fluffy. … Continue reading

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