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Warm Smoked Salmon with Potato Gnocchi and Balsamic Glaze (FLC)

This may seem like a ridiculous statement to make, but I honestly believe that The French Laundry Cookbook is the most educational cookbook I own. As a home cook who is pretty comfortable with a wide range of cooking techniques … Continue reading

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Project Balcony Garden: Starting with Seeds

The growing season in my area runs from approximately mid/late-April through early/mid-November; because our last frost date is relatively late in the year, it means that some¬† plants need to be sprouted indoors to give them enough time to grow … Continue reading

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Project Balcony Garden: First Steps

So, since my camera died and I can’t really afford to replace it right now, its going to be difficult to post food photos and recipes for awhile. Luckily, I’ve got my garden project to keep me busy and keep … Continue reading

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A new challenge

One of my¬†lifelong goals is to be as self-sufficient as possible when it comes to food acquisition,production and preparation. To my mind, the first step along that road is learning to garden; specifically, to learn to grow edible plants in … Continue reading

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