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Fun with Onions

Baked Onions With Feta
 
If you store your onions properly, you can enjoy this little treat with local onions all winter long. 
 
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Sweet and Spicy Burdock

This time of year you may find Burdock at your local market or Coop. You might also gather it in your backyard. It is the root from that plant that carries those irritating marble sized burrs that stick to your socks and gloves as you walk through woods and meadows. Do a web search to find out ways to indetify and harvest it. Here is how you might cook it
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A Better Way to Eat

Part of finding a more connected way to cook and eat is dealing with abundance when you are blessed with it and scarcity when nature demands it. The traditional coming and going of scarcity and abundance linked us with timeless rhythms of nature and the earth and ourselves. We had to think and plan ahead. We had to treasure and conserve abundance. We had to manage and endure scarcity. We had to take what the world gave us and it taught us discipline, reverence and humility.These lessons are hard
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Warm Winter Salad!

Even in the dead of winter sunchokes (also called Jeruselam artichokes) are available locally. The are a tasty marriage of waterchestnuts and waxy potatoes. Reheated this makes a great brown bag lunch.
 
 
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Pickled Turnips

 The din is low as the waiter sets down our glistening plate of hummus and we glare at each other with a challenging and possessive look. Suspended in the creamy spread are tidbits delicate rose colored turnips. We both do the calculation in our head and are disappointed in the equation. I quickly signal the waiter to deliver another bowl. Neither of us wants to resort to the feeble slices of pita bread as hummus vessels. Gloriously pink pickled turnips! I’ve found a new and more re
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