Monthly Archives: August 2008

Heirloom Tomato Soup

It’s soup week here at HA, and this one’s another simple one. When I was a kid, I hated tomato soup, probably because the only kind I ever had was the Campbells variety. And although I know that many people … Continue reading

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Black Bean Soup, Under Pressure

Sometimes, when you’ve been eating really well, enjoying the bounty of summer, eating terrific fresh produce, maybe some grilled pig, perhaps some lovely rich corn on the cob, you get a little burned out. You crave simplicity, primacy, something healthy … Continue reading

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Green Flamingo

Color is more than just your eye juice interacting with the wavelength spectrum of light. It’s also a real come-on to your gustatory brain, and that’s why strawberries are red, lemons are yellow, and Roquefort is, well, greenish-blue. This little … Continue reading

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Peach Gazpacho

Here’s one that uses a triumvirate of summer yellow to make a shining bowl of sunlight. Fruity, spicy, exotic, unexpected, and quite, quite healthy, this cold soup is guaranteed to make your guests do a double-take. Finish with a dollop … Continue reading

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Lavender Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes, truly one of the very best ways to prepare the humble root vegetable, sometimes seem in need of a bit of a makeover. You can add cheese, or bacon, or garlic, and that’s great, but what if you … Continue reading

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Barbecue Porkburgers

The hamburger is certainly a staple of American dining, and although beef is considered to be the king of the burger, there are solid reasons to consider a pretender to that throne. Some would argue that the mighty hog’s flesh … Continue reading

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Peach Blueberry Oat Crunch

Nothing says summer like peaches, and although many baked fruit desserts are wonderful, served warm they don’t help those of us who keep the thermostat on the high end stay cool. So I thought I’d come up with a little … Continue reading

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