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Oven Dried Tomatoes

If you are like me you have way more tomatoes than you can eat this year.  Preserve your cherry tomatoes by drying them in a low oven.  Pack them in olive oil and store them in the fridge practically indefinitely.  … Continue reading

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Oven Dried Tomatoes

If you are a Portlander with a patio or any kind of garden to speak of, you most likely have an abundance of cherry tomatoes.  Last year the wet cold summer ruined the tomato crop.  This year, with two months … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Week: Super Creamy Hummus

This week I am re-posting some of my favorite vegetarian dishes.  Here is #2. The secret to really smooth, creamy hummus is reserving some of the liquid from the chick pea can. 1 14 oz can chick peas – I … Continue reading

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Olive Oil from my Sicilian Cousins

My father’s cousins in Sicily grow olives.  They press their own olive oil and every once in a while have more than what they consume themselves.  We were lucky enough to receive a few liters this year.  The oil is a … Continue reading

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Super Creamy Hummus, January 11, 2011

The secret to really smooth, creamy hummus is reserving some of the liquid from the chick pea can. 1 14 oz can chick peas – I like the Italian brand, Rega. Drain all but 1/4 cup of the liquid 1 … Continue reading

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