Category Archives: Food Markets

Bitter Melon Stir Fry. Visiting the Korean Supermarket, H-Mart. Blue Zones.

  I’m currently in a local book discussion group, where monthly for four or five months, we are meeting to discuss the book by Dan Buettner, The Blue Zones Solution:  Eating and Living Like the World’s Healthiest People. The Blue … Continue reading

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Brussels Sprouts, Shallots and Pacific Salmon

I fell down a week ago and badly bruised my right, dominant hand, forearm.  This has limited my cooking and eating.  My knife work is down to about zero, unless what I’m chopping at is already tender.  I’m eating Brit … Continue reading

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Baba Ghanoush

When life gives you eggplant… make Baba Ghanoush! I did grow (one) of my own, and that was great, but it was only one.  Saturday I went to the Farmer’s Market, and one vendor was having a fire sale (er, … Continue reading

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Grain-Free Meatloaf?

Yep, meatloaf.  I have never liked the generic dish called “meatloaf”, but I just got involved in a Farmer’s Market sort of pastured “Meatshare”, and close to half the meat is.. ground meat. I don’t want to stuff peppers or … Continue reading

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Freezer Death: Ground Goat Patties, and Stuffed Peppers

Last Thursday (a week ago) I came home from work, and decided to be pro-active with regards to Friday night’s dinner, since I was going to be home late from work on Friday, and no doubt stuck in weekend traffic … Continue reading

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Farmers’ Marketing

I hit up two of these today:  I would have preferred to have visited my favorite, the one in Litchfield, but I had to go into work this morning and that’s the wrong direction.  So… I visited both the Danbury … Continue reading

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Beef Short Ribs

I don’t usually purchase beef, as I can get it from the farm in Virginia, and I don’t eat as much of it as I do things like lamb or seafood, because beef definitely needs to be grass-finished, but as … Continue reading

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