Category Archives: Recipes for Spring

Smokey, Spicy Split Pea Soup (Vegetarian, too!)

Do you have one of those foods that theoretically you like, but every time you try it in reality, you’re just not so sure about it?  Split peas are one of those foods for me.  I was cleaning my pantry … Continue reading

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Better-than-Pumpkin Cushaw Pie [REVISED – Now with low glycemic option]

I know what you’re thinking.  This does not look like the basis for a better-than-pumpkin pie.  I wish someone would explain to me how this funny, pot-bellied, green-and-white-striped squash has heretofore escaped my food bank.  Or why it has not overtaken pumpkin … Continue reading

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A Very Dangerous Mayo

Mayonnaise is one of the condiments that I can usually pass up.  I like it okay but I usually won’t take the time to take it out of the fridge to add to a sandwich (B.L.T.s being the exception).  But, being a … Continue reading

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When Life Hands You Lice, Make Cake!

Nit-pickin’ good. Tuesday was going to be duck-egg-cake-making-day.  I was excited to use the duck eggs I picked up Saturday.  Duck eggs are superior nutritionally to chicken eggs in almost every category, but that’s not the reason they are sought … Continue reading

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Scrambled Eggs with Garlic-Chive Croutons

My farmer asked me if I wanted some garlic chives the other day and I had to pause for a moment.  I love garlic and I love chives, but the time I got a little too adventurous with some “urban … Continue reading

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Watermelon-Arugula Salad

The nice thing about the Texas growing season is that some things grow year round.  Arugula is one of them.  I have a confession to make, though.  I hated arugula at first.  When Stacey handed me my share of arugula … Continue reading

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