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Watermelon Granita

We had the most stunning success growing watermelons this year. I grew my old standby, Moon and Stars, and a newer big momma type, Congo. Congo only grew one melon per vine, but it was a big momma, easily the … Continue reading

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Kitchen Sink Ratatouille

Summer is winding down, but my zucchini and tomato harvest seems to be winding up. And thanks to a generous neighbor, I have plenty of eggplant which means it’s time for one of my favorite summer meals, ratatouille. If you … Continue reading

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Sweet Dumpling Squash Soup

Usually butternut squash is my go to winter squash for soups. It’s so easy to peel, reliable in the garden, long storing and tasty. But we had a bumper crop of sweet dumpling squash this year. These little “personal” sized … Continue reading

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Thai Seafood Curry with Winter Squash

I love curry, especially Thai curries. Growing up, the closest I came to Asian food was American-style sweet and sour pork (which, I know, is not all that close to Asia). When I moved to San Francisco after high school, … Continue reading

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In the Kitchen: Ribollita Soup

With cooler weather here for the winter, gone is my summer staple of fresh tomatoes and homemade feta for dinner. I’m on to soups and stews. One of my favorites is Ribollita, a Tuscan staple that is basically reheated vegetable … Continue reading

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