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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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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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Sauerkraut with Bacon, Onion and Apple

Like a lot of things, we were more inclined to make Sauerkraut once we figured out what to do with it. However, with neither of us familiar with cooking with it, it wasn’t until our friend passed along his German grandmother’s … Continue reading

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10.21.13 Pomodorini, Potatoes, and Priscilla Apples

As an Italian friend once remarked, it’s better to have green tomatoes than no tomatoes. With temperatures dipping into the 30’s ahead, it was time to bring in the pomodorini, or winter tomatoes, ready or not. It was a challenging … Continue reading

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9.30.13 Priscilla Apple

Our apple tree is far from laden, and the few left hanging still need time to ripen. A few years back, we’d brought a few samples to MOFGA’s Great Maine Apple Day where, after close examination and tasting, apple identifier John Bunker … Continue reading

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Duck Confit with Ginger-Braised Red Cabbage, and Pan-Fried Potatoes

Despite the hardy souls we see walking around in shorts (we mean you, Mr. UPS Man) and sandals, it’s still considered early spring here and evenings can be downright chilly. We find ourselves craving such warming foods as this duck … Continue reading

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Mastering Food Preservation: Canning Acid Foods

The eighth class in the Master Food Preserver Program built on knowledge gained in previous sessions, and introduced us to additional techniques for canning and preserving high acid foods, particularly fruit. Shown above: The new stainless steel boiling water canner … Continue reading

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