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Farmer’s Market Roasted Vegetables

The idea here is to buy the freshest and most beautiful veggies that are in season in your area.  Roasting vegetables intensifies their sweetness and heightens their flavor.  This recipe works for any mix of veggies.  Choose herbs that are … Continue reading

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Almost Instant Strawberry Sorbet

This went from whole berries to soft-serve in about 20 minutes.  When the local Oregon strawberries come into town I always buy too many and then they sit in the fridge and after a couple of days begin to wrinkle. … Continue reading

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Eaton Mess

This is a traditional English dessert that apparently was invented at Eaton, the famous prep school.  The recipe came from Nigella’s book, Nigella Express.  It sounds heavy, but it’s actually very light and refreshing.  The combination of the tart berries, … Continue reading

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Oven Roasted Radishes

Radishes are coming into season now so I thought I’d repost this method for roasting them: If you like roasted root vegetables like turnips and beets, you’ll love roasted radishes.  I had never eaten a radish that was cooked, so … Continue reading

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Golden Beet and Pear Salad

This is a quick and easy seasonal salad that goes with everything.  Raw beets are packed with vitamins and minerals and taste terrific as long as you slice them paper-thin.  A mandolin slicer is really handy for this. 1 golden … Continue reading

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