Simmer Down: Cool Corn Soup

sweet cornDo you believe in spontaneous combustion? Because I may burst into flames as I’m writing this. If I trail off you will know what happened.

Sometimes (like right now) it is too damn hot to cook.

But don’t resort to delivery yet!

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Busted Beet: Lessons in Food Storage

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The array of molds colonizing this beet are kind of beautiful, no?

Oh the horror! This was and is (in my memory anyway), a golden beet.

I had lovingly swaddled this beet in foil and nestled it with its other vegetable compatriots in my refrigerator’s crisper drawer.

And that’s where it stayed for days.
More like weeks.
Maybe since late June?

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Kale vs. Pizza Cutter

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This kale has many aliases.

I had a load of Tuscan aka lacinato aka dinosaur kale to deal with. At only $3 for about two-and-a-half pounds at my local farmers market, this monster bunch was hard to pass up. Of course it also meant that I had at least two-and-a-half pounds of kale to wash, dry and prepare.

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