Monthly Archives: July 2009

>BLT from Scratch Challenge

>Well, I bake my own bread, grow my own tomatoes and lettuce, make the best mayonnaise, ever, and have been talking with Mike about doing our own bacon when we get our side of pork this fall (we were disappointed … Continue reading

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>Have a Couple Cold Ones on Me…

>Sometimes, even I, Ms. Homemade-and-Farm-Direct, find myself at Trader Joe’s with my kids, throwing a bunch of convenience foods into my cart. Yesterday was such a day. I blame the abscessed tooth and low-grade infection I’ve been dealing with for … Continue reading

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>Do You Drink Bottled Water?

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>Southern Potato Salad with Sunchoke Relish

>Last Sunday I stopped at the Sassafras Kitchen stand at the Montavilla Farmers Market, intrigued to find Southern food amongst the Sol Pops and Thai-2-Go, and drawn by the half-pint jars of something stacked on the table. Drawing near, I … Continue reading

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>Oregon-Raised Maryland Fried Chicken

>Warning: This post contains descriptions of slaughtering and butchering chickens. For many reasons, I have long been interested in raising chickens for meat, but until recently, the only meat (as opposed to egg-laying) breed I knew of was the Cornish … Continue reading

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