Tag Archives: root vegetables

The Real Showdown: Sweet Potatoes vs Yams

Sorry.  It’s not Republicans vs Democrats or even boxers vs briefs …  it’s sweet potatoes vs yams!  Do you know the difference?  It’s confusing, I know, when they are even mislabeled at the grocery store.  But, trust me, a sweet potato … Continue reading

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What do wine writers buy when they’re not drinking for free?

If you gave a party over the holidays, you probably got a lot of wine as host gifts.  We did too.  We love it when people want to share something they like with us.  It gives us a chance to … Continue reading

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In Season/On Special: Root Vegetables

When you see them in the stores or at the farmers’ markets, you really shouldn’t just pick them up and put them back down again.  Next time bring some home; they are way more versatile than you think and a … Continue reading

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More CSA Help (including a squash recipe for squash haters)

My husband is spending a few weeks in Alaska, near the Arctic Circle.  This can only mean one thing: while he subsists on lichens, dwarf shrubs and small tundra mammals, I am left back in Washington to single handedly hold … Continue reading

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