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Dandelion Greens Soup

This is a tasty dish you can make with an ingredient that is probably growing right outside your back door. Dandelions are everywhere, but be careful where you harvest them from. Only take them from places where you know no herbicides … Continue reading

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Winter Vegetable Soup

In winter time in northern New England, local eating consists largely of root vegetables, cabbage, and squash. Fortunately, there are plenty of delicious ways to prepare them. I get my winter vegetables from a farm stand in the next town over. … Continue reading

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Autumn Vegetable Stew

Here’s a tasty seasonal dish that’s easily adaptable to use whatever root vegetables you have on hand. I always like to include some beets because they give the stew a pretty red color, but any combination of root vegetables will work well. … Continue reading

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Potato Pancakes: Variations on a Theme

It may be April, but it’s still a bit wintry here in northern New England, with patches of snow all around and cold, brown ground wherever there isn’t snow. So, alas, the spring greens are weeks away and local meals … Continue reading

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Cabbage and Roots Soup

There is a farm just down the road from where I used to live that has a winter CSA. They provide a weekly basket of winter storage vegetables — cabbage, carrots, turnips, beets, celeriac, potatoes, yams, onions, garlic — making … Continue reading

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Roasted Roots

I’m still working my way through that large bag of sweet potatoes from the CSA. The other day I decided to roast them in the oven with other root vegetables. When you roast root vegetables, you can greatly reduce the … Continue reading

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