Author Archives: goatsandgreens

Rare Fruits

On a whim last time in my grocery, I nailed three fruits I’d never tried before.  They are all obscure in North America, and so hence are not local, but I figure I’d give them a try. They are:  Dragonfruit, … Continue reading

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EPIC Protein Bars & a News Item

For me, this is history in the making.  I’ve never eaten a protein bar ever.  I’ve heard about them, but they sounded dry and uninteresting, and when I got to the point in my life where I started reading food … Continue reading

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Pears and Gouda Two Ways

Pears and Gouda Two Ways Pears and plums are my two favorite non-berry fruits.   (A case can also be made for avocado, but that’s a fruit in its own category.)  At any rate, after the complexities in the last … Continue reading

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Whole Trout, Japanese Hot Pot Style

Whole Fish Hot Pot I started writing this up about four months ago, and with one thing and another — mainly getting around to optimizing the photos as much as possible, as well as finding the time — this didn’t … Continue reading

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Catalina on My Mind (Artichokes with Catalina-like Dressing)

Okay, forget meatloaf, and mac and cheese, and chicken pot pies.  Those are other people’s comfort foods — although there was always something about the texture of that pie crust of a chicken pot pie,  when it met the starchy … Continue reading

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Mini Sliders with Zucchini

Herein I give some of my more favorite hamburger thoughts.  I did post about burgers once before, but usually I take ground meat and do other things with it than burgers. The thing is, I grew up in an era … Continue reading

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Salad for Breakfast? Featuring: Tangelo.

Tangelo, Red Cabbage, Onion, Avocado The tangelo, in case you never heard of one, is allegedly a cross between a tangerine and a grapefruit.  From the name, I am wondering if this is really a cross between tangerine and pomello, … Continue reading

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Fresh Sardines and Salad – A Meal

Fresh sardines are nothing like the oily, salty things that come out of a tin (although there is a place for tinned sardines — more as an accent to salads, and perhaps, like anchovies, to pizza. Or, as a protein … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Latkes

It’s not going to happen again for another seven thousand plus years, Chanukkah falling on the same date as U.S. Thanksgiving (although it could happen sooner on other holidays somewhere).  This is an artifact of the Jewish calendar (more lunar-oriented) … Continue reading

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Roasted Cabbage and Fennel

I’ve long been a fan of roasted veggies.  Rub a little olive oil on them, stick them in the oven at high heat, with whatever seasonings strike your fancy, and remove and eat. This one turned out quite tasty, and … Continue reading

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