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HOTdog Relish

… a livelier use for green tomatoes. (c) 2017, Davd In much of Canada, this first week of October if not before1, the first frost has come and the outdoor tomato plants have died — or maybe many of their … Continue reading

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George’s Harvest Relish

… with strong good flavours (c) 2017, Davd Some time ago, i published a Chili recipe, with the comment, “While pea soup and even pintos with oregano and chili powder, aren’t distinctively men’s [nor women’s] cooking, chili is very often … Continue reading

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How Not to Celebrate Father’s Day!

… It’s not Fatter’s Day (c) 2017, Davd Somebody from whom i would have expected better, and who i will not “out” by naming, made up a circular advertising a Father’s Day Hot Dog Eating Contest, and somehow a copy … Continue reading

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The Usual Breakfast

… in recent years of my life1 (c) 2017, Davd Make breakfast the best meal of the day, is advice i have read and heard from several sources that seem to me to be nutritionally “savvy”. I do not always … Continue reading

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Winter Frying-Pan Steak

…with celery-onion sauce and pasta: (c) 2017, Davd In Canada, the barbecue season is months away in both directions. It’s a good time for another way to enjoy the occasional steak, one that you can cook up when it’s raining … Continue reading

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Beer!–part 2

..bottling and cycling: (c) 2016, Davd If you took my reminder to have bottles enough ready, to hold the 23 litres (about 5 US gallons, for those readers who live there) that you started a week ago… … and if … Continue reading

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Beer!

..from kits, for beginners: (c) 2016, Davd The one alcoholic beverage we can fairly call nourishing. The one we are most attracted to after an active day’s work or play. The one we can drink, not sip, without getting disabled. … Continue reading

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A Simple Salt-Salmon Pasta Salad

… Frugal Healthy Gourmet Summer Food with Many Possible Variations (c) 2016, Davd The first bargain price this year for Pacific salmon “was on” while i was last in Edmonton, and i bought two fish—pink salmon, about four pounds each, … Continue reading

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Linguine with Mussel Sauce

…Some other kinds of pasta will also do. (c) 2016, Davd It was at a restaurant in or near Minneapolis, some 30-40 years ago, that i first ordered Linguine with Clam Sauce. I had been a few years away from … Continue reading

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Canadian Winter Stir-Fry

… Not Nearly as Expensive: (c) 2016, Davd Day-to-day cooking should not need expensive ingredients. A good cook should be able to make the good, staple foods taste delicious—not exquisite, maybe, but delicious. As seasons go ’round and prices change … Continue reading

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