Tag Archives: Fruit

Welcome, Spring! Garden Plans for 2018

  It is Spring Equinox.  It is also the Persian New Year.  I thought about doing a Persian recipe, but lacked the time.  But on March 18th, I started indoor seeds for later outdoor transplantation.  Some of them could have … Continue reading

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Oatmeal with Figs in the Rice Cooker

I just ordered this wonderful cookbook for getting the most out of a rice cooker.  The Ultimate Rice Cooker, by Beth Hensperger and Julie Kaufmann, talks about the two main types of rice cookers (Fuzzy logic and on/off), and provides a LOT … Continue reading

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Dehydrating Fruit: Strawberries or Grape Tomatoes

I am so not a sweet-tooth!  I can’t stand most dehydrated fruits, because by the very act of dehydration, every single flavor gets concentrated.  Which in the case of fruit, means sugar.   Thankfully, over the years I’ve weaned myself off … Continue reading

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Juicing Test, First Attempt. And, Second.

Smoothies can be pretty good, but they are usually laden down with sugar and sometimes with cream.  I just wanted to go right out raw, and I don’t mean (at least this time) sashimi. Or cheviche. Here we go, first … Continue reading

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Avocado Mango Salad

You can find the recipe for this one here: http://www.recipezaar.com/recipe/Mango-and-Avocado-Salad-336625 I made this one yesterday, because I’d joined a recipe swap on the cooking community named RecipeZaar, in part because it seemed like the social thing to do, but more … Continue reading

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