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Try Something New!

I have a pair of upcoming demos at local DC farmer’s markets. I am amazed at the reluctance of many people to try something new. This often means that many farmers are reluctant to grow something unusual for fear of not being able to sell it. The chief joy of a good farmer’s market is finding a yummy treasure to bring a little flavor and variety to your life. The more variety you embrace, the more variety you can expect. One step would be to buy my book but in addition I of read more
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Farm Fresh Flavors

     The book is finally out and available at stores and on the web. It has been an 18 month project to see it in print and I believe it is a great tool for the home cook to discover the beauty of cooking with fresh local ingredients. Even a bad cook could find something to prepare and I challenge anyone who is uncomfortable cooking to pick up a copy of the book and start to cook. If we are ever to get away from breakfast, lunch and dinner that is served up as a commodit
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Raddichio

Garlic Roasted Radicchio
 
The rugged texture of radicchio holds up very well to roasting. This makes a fantastic side to roast chicken.
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Kohlrabi

Mashed Kohlrabi With Orange
 
A very good side with baked ham or a stuffing for grilled chili peppers.
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Maple

Creamy Maple Topping
 
Use this topping in place of whipped cream on any dessert.
 
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