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Too much Zucchini? Not possible.

Zucchini abounds this time of year and I couldn’t be happier…especially because I didn’t plant any. That isn’t a problem because (lucky me!), I have friends who are willing to share. The wonderful thing about zucchini is that it is … Continue reading

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Groovy Ginger Molasses Muffins

It’s been a while since I’ve done muffins but it isn’t because I don’t think of them. I love those spongy, fluffy little cakes so much I often dream in muffin. Visions of finely laced vanilla muffins, hearty raisin and … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Pizza Crust is a MUST!!!

I love pizza… don’t we all? There’s a popular saying about those delicious pies, “Pizza is like sex, even when it’s bad- it’s still pretty good.” But bad can manifest is many different ways: soggy crust, sloppy sauce, greasy meat … Continue reading

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Popcorn Porn for Valentines Day

What could be cozier than snuggling up to a romantic movie with your sweetheart on Valentines day? You don’t have to go out on most lovey-dovey day of the year. There can be plenty of romance right at home what … Continue reading

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Detox after a Christmas of Excess

This year, Christmas nearly killed me! The sugar, the flour, the turkey, the eggnog. OH! The excess!!! I felt like Hunter S. Thompson in his famously lucid and hallucinogenic Las Vegas adventure except instead of illegal drug trips, my stimulants … Continue reading

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Christmas Ginger Baked Pears

On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me a partridge in a pear tree…Well, I don’t often eat partridge but I would certainly like one of those lovely pears! Pears are an ancient fruit that have … Continue reading

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How to make Pumpkin Pie from Scratch

Pumpkin pie nearly everyone’s fall favorites and here in the Northern climes things are no different. We may have to cultivate faster growing varieties of pumpkin and harvest them earlier but the end result is the same…delicious pumpkin pies! This … Continue reading

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Perfect Potato Soup

Rib stickers can come in many forms. Hearty baked beans, thick and meaty stews and creamy potato soup. When I was a little girl I thought potato soup could only taste one way. Perhaps owing to his distant British descent, Potato … Continue reading

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Long live (sneaky) King Kraut!

Sauerkraut. It’s the stuff dreams are made of- stinky, smelly, delicious dreams. If the pungent aroma of fermented cabbage makes your nose hair curl you might be consider skipping this particular Turning Ground column. This post is all about one … Continue reading

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Rustic Apple Crescent Pastries

While it’s possible to purchase apples in the grocery store all year round,  nothing quite like a fresh, locally grown apple to really make you feel connected to the place you live. For the past six years, I’ve been lucky … Continue reading

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