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About goatsandgreens

The foodie me: Low/no gluten, low sugars, lots of ethnic variety of foods. Seafood, offal, veggies. Farmers' markets. Cooking from scratch, and largely local. The "future" me: Building a log home in rural western Massachusetts. Will be raising chickens and goats/sheep. Raising veggies and going solar.

Eyes of the Forest Deviled Eggs

This one would be great for Halloween, or as in this case, fun to do for a Murder Mystery Dinner, of which I participated in last this past Saturday.  Or, you could leave the decorations off, and serve just – … Continue reading

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Greek Stuffed Grape Leaves (Dolmas) with Lamb

I’ve done the lamb variant twice now, and the vegan/vegetarian variant once.  I want to work with the vegan Dolmas a time or two more before I post that recipe; I found my venture to be a bit too “soggy”. … Continue reading

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Of Olive and Apple Trees!

Another for the annals of Future Food!   Arrived this past weekend: One Arbequina olive tree in a gallon container.  (Looks on the small side of a gallon, but hey…) Four bare root apple trees, packed as a bundle.  One dogwood tree. … Continue reading

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GF Flourless Chocolate Cake

Probably my personal mottos, but: “Life is short.  Eat  fish and veggies first.”  – Anon?   “How can you have your meat if you don’t eat your pudding?” – Pink Floyd?   I had fourteen of us over at my new, … Continue reading

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Container Citrus Trees!

A post about Future Food! I’m far too far north here in Connecticut, and further yet in Massachusetts, to be able to plant citrus trees in the ground.  But many of them will take well enough to life in containers. … Continue reading

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Dining Out: Aroma Bar and Grill, Great Barrington, MA

Aroma Bar and Grill, Indian Restaurant 485 Main Street (Route 7), Great Barrington, MA On my way home from meeting a contractor in Pittsfield, I stopped to take a quick and inexpensive lunch at the Aroma Bar and Grill.  I’d eaten … Continue reading

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Dining Out: El Comalito, Amherst, MA

El Comalito (Mexican & Salvadorian), 460 West Street, Amherst MA The next two or three posts I’m making are dining out experiences.  I’m pretty busy packing and sorting my home in preparation for a move to be very kitchen-creative.  This dining … Continue reading

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