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Mixed-bag sun tea

It's spring. The sun is back! Re-posting a summer 2018 recipe that will take full advantage of this delightful change. "Here in the South, we don't hide crazy. We put it on the front porch and give it a sweet tea." unknown author Forget the sweet tea, actually. You won't need sugar if you try… Continue reading Mixed-bag sun tea

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Spring-forward salad

Last week, we were wearing parkas. Today, people are walking their dogs and delivering mail with bared legs so winter-white the sun isn't the only reason I feel a sudden need to shield my eyes. Likewise, in the kitchen, the time for soups and stews is slipping away. I, in fact, whipped up the first… Continue reading Spring-forward salad

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Souped-up rice

“I like rice. Rice is great if you're hungry and want 2000 of something. ” Mich Ehrenborg, author  It's a mystery comparable to why single socks go missing. Every time I make soup, which is often this time of year, we wind up with about one cup left over. It's technically enough for a snack-sized… Continue reading Souped-up rice

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Vegan hot chocolate for 2

“You just need a little perspective. Warmed chocolate can give you that.” chef Giada De Laurentiis, Paris There are two new mugs in our cabinet. They match in ways -- same size, same outline of mountains tracing around the same white exterior. They don't match in others. One has deep blue on the inside and blue… Continue reading Vegan hot chocolate for 2