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WFAEats
9:54 am
Fri August 9, 2013

End Of Summer Recipe Round-Up

Credit ndanger / flickr

Autumn began on the Fourth of July – if you believe the retailers who are already selling fall and winter goods.

Even if you disagree, you might be ready for summer to hurry up and end already, especially if you’ve got a stockpile of produce quickly passing its prime.

Here are some recipes from fellow foodies who can help.

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Charlotte Talks
12:00 am
Fri May 17, 2013

Growing And Cooking Your Own Backyard Harvest

We've all heard about the benefits of "eating local." Well, you can't get more local than your own backyard! If you haven’t planted yet, or even if you have, we'll explore the best practices for planting and maintaining your beds for the most delicious and nutritious vegetables, even with little yard space to work with. Before you know it, you'll have more tomatoes, zucchini and cucumbers than you know what to do with! So we'll fill you in on creative ways to cook them to get the most out of your summer harvest - from salads, soups and salsas to grilling and more. Join us for summer gardening advice from the experts, tips for preparing and enjoying your summer bounty, plus a look at the health benefits of eating from your own garden. Gardening meets cooking, when Charlotte Talks.

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WFAEats
5:00 am
Thu December 6, 2012

Family Recipes A Treasured Pleasure

Family Recipe Book and a recipe for Illinois Corn Salad. Click to enlarge image.
Tamra Wilson

One of my treasured possessions is a homemade cookbook my father gave his Mom during the Depression. Dad was sixteen and it was the last Christmas they would spend together for many years.

My grandmother kept and cherished the book, adding the clippings and notes as time passed. Among the pages are glimpses of family life as my grandparents raised six children on rented land in Alberta, Canada.

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WFAEats
12:00 am
Wed November 7, 2012

Marmalade Made Easy

Lemon Marmalade
Pamela Roberts/Spoon Feast

Bitter Orange Marmalade made with Seville Oranges is one of life's truly great pleasures. The intensity of the orange, the bitter-sweet finish that mixes with melted butter on good toast is something that could inspire sonnets.

So humbly, I go into making marmalade from the abundance of lemons in my kitchen. It is worth noticing that some recipes ask for the white pith to be removed, some include the entire lemon, some just peel and lots of interesting versions in between.

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