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Scratch that Summer Itch: BBQ for Memorial Day

I am absolutely itching for summer to start. Ready for it. Want it. It’s buzzing in my brain like a hungry mosquito zeroing in for a feast on a naked expanse of skin. Warm weather, sunshine, and swimming. Porches, fishing, and laying on the grass by the river. In celebration, I’ve made some changes to… Read more »

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Mama Says It’s Okay: Root Vegetable Gratin

Last week I wrote about “messing around with greens” with a recipe for Meme’s loooonnnggg-cooked greens and the wisdom of not changing the sacrosant and inviolable Thanksgiving menu. This week? I’m feeling a little frisky. Actually, a lot. I’ve taught a lovely recipe for a Root Vegetable Gratin for my next book in class several… Read more »

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