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Heat Wave Food – Watermelon Salad

watermelon_salad

What to eat when it’s blisteringly hot out and your kitchen feels like a stifling inferno? The thought of turning on the stove, or even worse, the oven is unbearable. The first thing I think of is ice cream, but that’s not really dinner. Next my mind goes to cool foods like cucumbers, mint, and […]

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Sharpen Your Fingernails for Shelling Season – Peas and Fava Beans with Chevre and Mint

peas and fava beans with chevre and mint

Fresh peas in the pod have finally arrived at the market. The tiniest peas are so sweet and tender they can be eaten straight from the pod. Larger ones are more starchy and need to be plunged in boiling water for just a minute or two. To get at the peas (and favas) a lot […]

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