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Refrigerator Pickled Peppers

"It takes a sour woman to make a good pickle." Michael Chabon, "The Yiddish Policemen's Union" It was a case of pantry envy. I was writing a story about low-tech ways of coping with the impending doom many people feared would accompany the year 2000 because of possible computer meltdowns. We walked down to the… Continue reading Refrigerator Pickled Peppers

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Cucumber and onion salad

“It's been a pretty tough day," he said. "No sense making it worse with a salad.” Susan Juby, "Home to Woefield" Honestly, some of my "recipes" are so simple they hardly qualify for that word and I am hesitant to publish them. Then I remember there was a time I had never thought of doing this… Continue reading Cucumber and onion salad

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Binge-worthy cauliflower

“Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.” Jim Davis, American cartoonist The above quote is certainly Garfield worthy, but that kind of thinking is probably why many people shy away from not only full-on vegetarianism but the plant-slant lifestyle that I enjoy. Many Americans simply do… Continue reading Binge-worthy cauliflower