Monthly Archives: June 2009


Found a pint bottle lying on the street. Almost full of an amber liquid. And around the neck, a label saying “Drink me.” It was all very well to say “Drink me,” but wisely, I decided I was not going … Continue reading

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Spicy Dill Half-Sours

A half-sour is a pickle that is fermented in a brine at room temperature, and not processed; that is, it has not been boiled/pressure-cooked for canning, and so it must be stored in the refrigerator. “Half-sour,” however, is not a … Continue reading

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Caramelized Vidalia Onion Mashed Potatoes

First grown in Vidalia, Georgia in the 1930s by farmers looking for a more successful crop than the usual cotton and tobacco, the Vidalia onion is a sweet variety, with thick, juicy layers and a noticeable lack of the heat … Continue reading

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Avocado Strawberry Salad

Strawberries are apparently not actually berries at all! OMG! THEY’RE NOT EVEN FRUITS! Well, horticulturally, anyway. Strictly speaking, a berry has seeds on the inside, whereas a strawberry has seeds on the outside. However, those little pips you can see … Continue reading

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