General Reading for 11/13/2016

Lasagna Roll Ups | Spinach Artichoke Lasagna Roll Up Recipe | Two Peas & Their Pod tags: bs lasagna pasta spinach artichoke Roasted Butternut Squash Lasagna | bell’ alimento “Something like this Roasted Butternut Squash Lasagna with Crispy Fried Sage. It hits the spot and yes still makes me want…

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Best Food Reading for 10/28/2015

The Fight for Authentic Barbecue – The New Yorker “Rocky Mount is within the eastern North Carolina sphere of influence, where barbecue means the whole hog, chopped, with a vinegar-based sauce that is flavored with pepper. To the west of the DMZ lies territory controlled by the forces of what…

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Gardening 2011: Getting ready to start the seeds indoors

Two months ago I bought my first vegetable seeds for this summer’s growing season here in northwest New York, climate zone 5b. On that day in February it was 10 degrees F (-12 C), today it is 49 F (9 C) at 11 am, and sunny. Today’s weather doesn’t make…

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Post mortem on the 2009 vegetable garden

Last year I blogged about the vegetable garden I put in and my trials and tribulations in protecting it from critters. Today my garden looks like what’s shown in the photo on the right. I live and garden in the northwest corner of New York State in the United States.…

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Almost Spring, in my dreams

Late yesterday afternoon I trudged from the car through the snow to a Home Depot to pick up a few things for a home project. After getting inside and shaking off the snow, I was met with a wonderful display of seeds for the garden. Around here, we can’t plant…

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