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Lemon-Garlic Roast Salmon on New Potatoes

I should have included this recipe in webliminalblog long ago. Went looking for the recipe tonight. Made it and it was, always, delicious. Used any sort of white potatoes, not just new potatoes. I’ve modified the recipe to reflect what we did tonight. Lemon-Garlic Roast Salmon on New Potatoes Copyright 2007 Lynne Rossetto Kasper. All Rights […]

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Recipe. Marriane’s Peach and Frangipane Galette

It is near the end of summer here in Fredericksburg, VA but there are still plenty of peaches available at the farmers markets. I’ve used the recipes in Fields of Greens: New Vegetarian Recipes From The Celebrated Greens Restaurant by Annie Sommerfield for years to make blueberry and peach pie. This year I used the […]

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Recipe. Almond Frangipane

I love almond flavored pastries, especially almond croissants, and have been intrigued by frangipane. SO I was especially happy to see a recipe for almond frangipane in Debra Madison’s book Seasonal Fruit Desserts: From Orchard, Farm, and Market. This recipe makes enough for two galettes or tarts, It keeps in the refrigerator for a week, […]

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Recipe. Pastry for Pies and Galettes

I’ve been doing some baking using the recipes in Seasonal Fruit Desserts: From Orchard, Farm, and Market by Debra Madison. The recipes are excellent and I’ve been making some minor modifications, primarily using maple syrup instead of sugar. Here is the recipe for pastry that is just great as a pie crust or as the […]

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Recipe for Beet & Orange salad

Beets are in season now and we’ve been getting some great ones from Blenhiem Organic Gardens at the Fredericksburg Farmers Market.  Here’s a recipe for a salad of beets and oranges. It has a great marinade for the beets too. Citrus Marinated Beet Salad : The Broken Bread Tried a variation of this tonight. Less […]

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Eggplant Cheese Cake

After requesting Yotam Ottolenghi’s book Plenty More: Vibrant Vegetable Cooking from London’s Ottolenghi I felt compelled to find a recipe and cook it. Since it is early July there are lots of eggplant available at our local farmers market, so I settled on Eggplant Cheesecake. His recipe is available online at Yotam Ottolenghi’s aubergine ‘cheesecake ‘ […]

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Brief Review. The Baklava Club: A Novel (Investigator Yashim) by Jason Goodwin

The Baklava Club: A Novel (Investigator Yashim) by Jason Godwin Having visited Istanbul I enjoyed reading this mystery/novel set in 19th Century Istanbul and written with historical accuracy. The plot moves along although I was disappointed in having guessed the primary perpetrator of one of several murders. However, the story is interspersed with descriptions of […]

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Recipe for baked chicken wings so they taste fried

We were going to a friend’s house to watch the Super Bowl and volunteered to bring chicken wings. Making them without frying was our challenge, This recipe does a pretty good job of producing wings that are baked but appear fried. The technique involves letting them sit for several hours uncovered in the refrigerator.. Really […]

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Mrs. WheelBarrow’s Blog

I had borrowed Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry: Recipes and Techniques for Year-Round Preserving from the Central Rappahannock Regional Library, but it is a very popular book right now and so it had to be returned. I have requested it again and I’m number three on the waiting list. BUT, I thought, perhaps there is a blog associated […]

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Cold remedies

I had severe cold symptoms for about two weeks. Now, close to a week later, the symptoms aren’t sever. Lynn had made me some cough syrup that included thyme sprigs and honey. It was very helpful. Here is a list of some sources for cold remedies. Home Remedies or Brand Names for the Common Cold? […]

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