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We get some of these in our CSA, and they always remind me of Pac-Man ghosts. Here is one of the ways I cook them! Cut the ends off of the squash, microwave until soft (my microwave as a ‘fresh vegetable’ setting) and then halve them. For this recipe I used four medium squash. Scoop […]

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Each year I like to put together a gift guide of my favorite things- helpful, healthy, and most under $25. What’s more important is that many of these gifts go two ways- helping others with a perk for yourself. Two gifts with one purchase 😉   1. Raleigh Brigg’s Make Your Place– a collection of […]

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The best food is fresh and simple, and this recipe is both. It was prepared for my by my sister two years ago in San Francisco; making it summons memory after memory of the carefree and openly endearing demeanor of those who called it home, the culture of a city where anything was possible, and […]

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When summer’s temperatures careen into triple digits, no one has a good time. Even the swimming pool feels like a steamy Louisiana marshland. I have a recipe that I have discovered this summer that is refreshing, healthy, and leaves me chilly at the end of the bowl. Say hello to shaved ice. Watermelons are my […]

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