Dried Asian Pears with Curry and Cinnamon – Preserving the Harvest

Last year I finally broke down and bought a food dehydrator after years of concern that it would be just another appliance taking up space. Granted it isn’t running 365, but when it is time to harvest fruit or there is a great sale at the market, my Nesco Snack Master Pro (amazon affiliate) becomes […]

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Who threw the spices out? Who? Who? Who-oo?

No, not an owl nor the Baha men. I did, all part of the cleaning trend and motivation (read lit a fire) in the Kitchen Counter Cooking School. Once again, the author reminded me of things I know and treasure. This time it is don’t keep around old spices (Old Spice, is ok) and buying […]

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Ditch the Mix and Make Curried Corn Muffins

Adapted from one of my favorite classic cook books, The Gourmet Cook Book vol 1: Corn Bread for Northerners Only Sift 1 ½ cups flour with 3 teaspoons double-action baking powder, 1 teaspoon salt, and ¼ cup sugar. Add ½ cup yellow cornmeal and mix well. Beat 2 eggs and add 1 cup milk and […]

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