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Sauerkraut season

A friend is making sausages so I figured it was time to get the salt and cabbage and make a small batch of kraut, one of the easiest of the fermented foods. It really was simple. Cut up the cabbage, add … Continue reading

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Corn tortilla snack

Now that I am not quite as nomadic, I have taken a fancy to corn tortillas, here with some tangy IKEA OST Präst cheese, some bbq chicken and some simple salsa. Very yummy.

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Silver Queen sweet corn

I inadvertently picked up some Silver Quuen last season, white, sugary (su) sweet corn at the Forest Hills farmer’s market on Saturday, which has a much nicer mouth feel than the supercrunchy shrunken-2 (sh2) varieties which now dominate the market. … Continue reading

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Frittata in RVA

I thought my Jersey City gig had ended and was back in Richmond and enjoyed a very tasty prosciutto, Hanover tomato, feta, kalamata olive and spinach frittata on our new house stove.

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Braised beet leaves

I finally got around to finishing up the beet leaves that I picked up at the farmer’s market. A little bit if olive oil and perfect. Almost tastes like spinach with a bit more color.

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Summer refreshment, on the road, Jersey City

It’s summer so it’s time for some simple, refreshing summer classics on the road from Richmond in my apartment AirBnB extension in Jersey City. At least the beets were from the Grove Street market even though the new ginger had … Continue reading

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Pickled beets, flowering German gold tomatoes

I had not wanted to lug beets around all day after the Alexandria Farmers six weeks ago so waited until the Saturday RVA South of James Farmer’s Market to get some starter material for pickled beets, here shown with heirloom German Gold … Continue reading

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