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Easy Picklish Beets:

…Suitable Hot or Cold for Holiday Meals and Parties.. and Easy to Boot (c) 2015, Davd The beet, or beetroot in real-English, is a classic winter vegetable: It stores well in a cold [but not freezing], damp cellar. It is … Continue reading

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Steamed Pink Salmon with Carrots and Rice

… or Barley if You Prefer: (c) 2015, Davd One reason i began this series under the name “Bachelor Cooking”, was that i cooked for only myself most times then, and still do now. Sausage soup, the first technique i … Continue reading

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Poor Br. Davd’s Salmon Soup

If Salmon’s Expensive, Use This Technique. If it’s Cheap, in this century, be pleasantly surprised! (c) 2015, Davd Salmon (to repeat) is wonderful food. Given its great merits, particularly as to protein and fatty acids, as the previous post detailed, … Continue reading

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The Fall Salmon Runs:

…a Bachelor Cooking SubSeries: (c) 2015, Davd ’round about the time the frost gets the Atlantic and Prairie tomato and cucumber plants, or shortly before, the most important wild harvest in Canadian waters, begins. Five species of Pacific salmon, the … Continue reading

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Summer Salsa Variations:

…With Fresh Tomatoes and Herbs: (c) 2015, Davd In Edmonton, where i am now, most home gardens have just begun producing ripe tomatoes in quantity; and most Atlantic Canadian gardens are probably at or near the same stage. Summer Salsa … Continue reading

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Johnny-Canuck Pot Roast

..Something good, reliable, hearty, economical, even fairly quick: (c) 2015, Davd Readers in this year 2015 don’t need me to tell you that beef is outrageously expensive compared to pork or poultry. What beef i buy is chosen substantially based … Continue reading

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Bean Sprouts:

..The Freshest Off-Season Vegetable: (c) 2015, Davd Unless you’re eating asparagus and fiddleheads, or are brave enough to cook young dandelion greens, early June is still winter in the average Canadian kitchen. In old fashioned farm culture, this time of … Continue reading

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Vegetable Stock:

..Some Trimmings are Too Good to Just Compost: (c) 2015, Davd Carrot tops and tails, onion layers that are starting to dry and too tough to feed to people, herb stems and turnip peelings — can seriously improve the flavour … Continue reading

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FrugaliTea:

..The name may be silly; the tea is delicious: (c) 2015, Davd I like iced tea with citrus and some sugar; and it turns out i like hot tea with the same. What i don’t like in the way of … Continue reading

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Lazy Man’s Pickles:

..an Easy, Tasty way to Diversify Your Snacking: (c) 2014, Davd During the “Holiday Season”, at parties and even early in the sequence of fancy dinners, you’ll probably see lots of pickles. Personally, I generally like dills best; but bread-and-butter … Continue reading

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