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3.17.14 Winter Leeks + Ice-Bred Arugula

With spring just around the corner and seeds about to be started, it seemed unfair to leave the few leeks remaining in the ground any longer. As you see, they’ve soldiered on through the harsh winter hardly the worse for … Continue reading

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3 Sisters Vegetarian Chili, with Winter Squash, Corn and Beans

While we’ve started planning for the new growing season, we’re still eating from the last, and this 3 Sisters Vegetarian Chili with Winter Squash, Corn and Beans makes good use of what we have left in storage. To the traditional … Continue reading

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Roasted Winter Squash, Brussels Sprout and Apple Stuffing

We really didn’t know what to call this, but it seemed unfair to just call it stuffing. There’s nothing really being stuffed, and it’s far too good to be relegated to the side. Nomenclature aside, Roasted Winter Squash, Brussels Sprout and Apple Stuffing … Continue reading

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Pasta Carbonara with Kale

“In heaven, after antipasti, the first course will be pasta.” — Steve Albini We’d both arrived home late, so birthday dinner for the Gardener needed to be something easy, yet still feel special. We’d happened to pick up duck eggs … Continue reading

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2.3.14 Spaghetti Squash, Roasted + Kale

Like children, each of the three varieties of winter squash we grew last season had a personality of their own. The happy-go-lucky delicata merrily went along, tucking itself in where it could, and producing at will. The domineering tromboncino was … Continue reading

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1.13.14 Taking Stock

The Seacoast is well-populated with farmers’ markets, even in the depths of winter. Given the vagaries of New England weather, though, we can’t always make it to them at this time of year. In the past couple of weeks alone, we’ve … Continue reading

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12.23.13 Solstice Harvest

One last harvest before the end of the year — a basketful of winter celeriac and leeks. After two back-to-back snowstorms, a week-end thaw allowed us to pull up the row covers and check on the beds after weeks of … Continue reading

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