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Podcast
10:46 am
Mon November 10, 2014

When Summer Won't Stop

Tomatoes on the vine.
Credit Mamichan / Flickr/https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

Autumn in the South is a time of extremes: chilly nights, sweltering days, and azaleas abloom for the second time in a year.

It also means that until five minutes ago, I still had tomatoes and basil growing like it was July.

Smart gardeners weeks ago pulled up those spindly stalks, processed their pesto, and moved on to planting winter greens. But I just didn’t have the heart – my little plants were working so hard! – or the time to do it. And as a result, we went a full six months of the stuff.

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WFAEats
11:32 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Across The Miles

Florentines
Amy Rogers

The world may be getting smaller but 10,000 miles between friends is still an impossible distance. So when my friends Stephanie and Marc announced last fall they were moving from Charlotte to Australia, I was crushed. They bequeathed to me the entire contents of their pantry and liquor cabinet, but that did little to help.

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