Plum Butter

I’m a product junkie. It’s a habit I’ve somewhat successfully quelled over the years but it still gets me from time to time. When I try a beauty product or food condiment that I really love, it’s an effort not to stock up by the case for fear that I might not always have this beloved

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Bread and Butter Pickles

  When I received a large quantity of kirby cucumbers in last week’s CSA basket, I immediately knew what I would be making with them. I’ve always liked pickles, but I LOVE bread and butter pickles. There’s something so satisfying about their sweet and acidic flavors. They’re a great way to add some crunch and sweetness

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Homemade Soy Milk

I made soy milk. To be totally honest, I’m more of an almond milk girl. I do love a good iced soy latte when it’s hot outside but these days I try to keep soy products in my diet to a minimum for various health reasons. But that didn’t stop me from tackling homemade tofu

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Homemade Aioli

Years ago when I read Julia Child’s My Life in France, I was struck by how often she spoke of homemade mayonnaise and her attempts to perfect it for the sauce chapter of Mastering the Art of French Cooking. I was pleased to discover how easy it is to make at home and how much

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