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Upside-Down Plum Cake

I had a bag of tasty little plums from the Ann Arbor Farmers Market that were on the verge of becoming too soft, so I decided that another sweet treat was in order. I’d made an upside-down fresh fig cake … Continue reading

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Savor the Season: Concord Grape Cake

Last night I realized that our kitchen was complete devoid of any breakfast foods.  The obvious solution? Bake a cake! We had a bunch of lovely plump concord grapes from the Ann Arbor Farmers Market, and remembered seeing a recipe … Continue reading

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Lunch Break!

You already know that we’re frittata fans – they are so easily adaptable to whatever you have in your fridge that they make a tasty and fast meal at any time of the day. Look at this delicious lunch that … Continue reading

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Have You Tried: Tomatillos?

Tomatillos are another item that I’d tried before in salsas and sauces, but that I’d never personally cooked with. Tomatillos are a member of the tomato family, and the fruit is surrounded with a paper-like husk. Amy from Living Stones … Continue reading

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Look Out Tomatoes, Here Comes Watermelon Gazpacho!

It probably won’t be a big surprise to hear that as a team we spend a lot of time talking about food. Really, a lot. One thing that we all agree upon is that often times the simplest items come … Continue reading

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Have You Tried: Fennel?

I had tried fennel before, but had never personally made anything with it. Once I saw Sprouted Kitchen’s recipe for a Nectarine & Fennel Salad though, I knew that had to change. For this recipe you’ll only need the bulb, … Continue reading

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Pickling Party

Earlier this week Cara and Karl hosted a pickling party, and each of the three couples in attendance brought supplies and ingredients to pickle a different vegetable. I have been missing Japanese tsukemono (pickles), so my initial idea was to … Continue reading

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Have You Tried: Kohlrabi?

What? You haven’t?? Holy Kohlrabi! Get thyself to a farmers market near you and pick up some kohlrabi! (Find out where you can get kohlrabi on Real Time Farms here). Kohlrabi is a member of the cabbage family, it has … Continue reading

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Composting 101

What is composting? “Composting is a process for converting decomposable organic materials into useful stable products” (thanks Wikipedia!). This mean that you can take your kitchen scraps and yard clippings, and turn them into a fertilizer-type soil additive to use … Continue reading

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Have You Tried: Cilantro?

Cilantro is one divisive little herb. People seem to love it or hate it, and with such strong feelings, I think newbies to cilantro can get scared off from even trying it. These recipes can be made heavy or light-handed … Continue reading

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