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OF ORDINARY MIRACLES

Greek yogurt with cocoa, fruit and nuts “Fabulous Fermented Foods” have been part of my family’s history for generations back. In the rural antebellum South, folks made cornbread with buttermilk and bacon grease. They didn’t waste soured milk in those … Continue reading

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WHY IS FAT SO POPULAR?

Why do we choose the food on our plates? Some of us eat traditional foods from our childhoods, our cultures, or our homelands to connect us with our history and our stories. Others of us may choose alternative menus, to … Continue reading

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SEASONAL FOODS TASTE BEST

Buy what’s ripe for the best value “This is why tomatoes don’t taste all that great in January.” AND they cost a small fortune! Have you ever noticed this? Seasonal crops will taste better when they come from nearby and … Continue reading

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THE GRIEF CYCLE AND THE FOOD WE EAT

There’s an old joke about the kids at show and tell day at school. When asked to bring in a symbol of their faith, the Catholic brought his Rosary, the Baptist brought her Bible, and the Methodist brought a casserole … Continue reading

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Snow Alert Means Comfort Food

Snow alert! Even the prospect of rumored snow, sleet or icing causes my adoptive state of Arkansas to rush pell mell to the nearest Walmart or Kroger for bread, milk and eggs. The shelves will be bare by 3pm. Some … Continue reading

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SCRAMBLED EASTER EGGS FOR BREAKFAST

Some folks say their hard boiled eggs are hard to peel or their yolks are never set or the whites are tough. Most likely they’ve violated the cardinal rule of cooking: “Everything has its own time and temperature.” Cornie’s corollary … Continue reading

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