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Preservation: Part Two

In my first post about preserving summer produce, I mentioned veggie anxiety — that pervasive fear we all seem to suffer from, to one degree or another, when we start to feel as if there’s no possible way to take … Continue reading

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Preservation: The Beginning

The other day, I got a slightly anxious message from my best friend, C.: “You need to call me because I am DROWNING IN PRODUCE.” A phone call later, I was able to easily diagnose C.’s problem.  She’s suffering from … Continue reading

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Houseguests

You know what’s great?  Having wonderful houseguests. You know what stinks?  Having wonderful houseguests leave. We recently had the pleasure of opening our guest room (read: totally unswanky ½ of a finished attic, in which we plunked two beds) to … Continue reading

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I’m a Real Food Advocate, For Real

You guys…I’m helping Jamie Oliver. Okay, not DIRECTLY.  Jamie himself may not even know I’m alive.  But I’m helping the Jamie Oliver Food Foundation, which is probably the closest brush I’ll ever have with J.O. himself.  I was invited to … Continue reading

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Taxing Junk Food: Where’s the Unity in the Community?

As usual, blogger Bettina over at The Lunch Tray got me thinking today with her response to a widely circulated op-ed by the brilliant Mark Bittman.  Bittman’s piece makes the impassioned — and well-reasoned, which is unusual when people start … Continue reading

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Kitchen Tutorial: Part III

It seems like many people are really responding to hearing about my friend “Babs,” whose family is undergoing a gradual improvement in their eating habits, and for whom I’m offering some support and advice in navigating the process.  Although I … Continue reading

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The RRG Kitchen Tutorial: Part II

Last week I wrote about an old friend (blog code name: “Babs”), who has written to me out of desperation asking for guidance in planning and executing meals for her family.  Some readers have expressed curiosity about how things are going … Continue reading

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Red, Round, or Green: The Tutorial?

I’m becoming…a kitchen mentor? Recently, some of my friends on Facebook were joking that I should start a consulting business to help people with mealtime dilemmas.  In the midst of the ribbing, an old friend chimed in and said that … Continue reading

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