Monthly Archives: May 2006

(One Can Never Have) Too Many Cherries

I may have overdone it. There are six pounds of cherries in my fridge. First, we were at Whole Foods at the end of the week, and they had their first organic cherries of the season, in the purple mesh … Continue reading

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Carrot-Beet Salad with a Leek-Lemon Vinaigrette

Last week, when I was making the carrot-beet cutlets, I thought a carrot-beet salad might be good – and nice to look at, too. Both vegetables have an earthy sweetness; in this recipe, carrots’ milder tone help counter beets’ dark … Continue reading

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Lunch with the In-Laws

It’s a real pleasure to have someone else around to cook for and eat with. Chimp called his parents at the hotel in the morning and said, “Come on over when you’re ready; Jocelyn’s making lunch.” He had cooked some … Continue reading

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CSA Box #2

Chimp’s parents are visiting; it is a good thing they are game for agricultural tourism. Yesterday we went to pick up our box of produce and on the way stopped at the Sun-Maid Store for fun. The store is located … Continue reading

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Mean Peas

It’s been a very long time since I shelled peas. I had plenty of time to try to think of when it might have been that I last did so while I was shelling the peas, since I don’t do … Continue reading

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No-Kebab Kebabs: Vegetables with Lemon-Herb Tofu

I’ve been trying to put together a lemon-herb tofu for a while, and I think I’ve finally got it. The original inspiration for this was kebabs. However, you will notice that no sticks were harmed in the making of these … Continue reading

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Chard Fritters

Yes, that is an okay I can’t bear to photograph and not eat this for another moment image. I needed a little box lined with parchment paper to nestle these into, and I didn’t have one. If you’re dissatisfied with … Continue reading

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