Grabbing the Gusto

Deirdre Reid – Freelance Writer & Home Cook

It’s citrus season. Get your Meyer lemons—I got a dozen yesterday—and blood oranges while they’re still around. Sweet potatoes should be plentiful in your market—they’re on sale here in the state which produces more sweet potatoes than any other. And what goes with sweet potatoes? Collards! If you see a sign for frost-kissed collards, grab …

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The only resolutions I’m making this year are kitchen resolutions. Positive resolutions – they’re “I will” declarations, not “I won’t”. In thinking about what I want to accomplish in the kitchen this year, I realized that many of these resolutions are about getting out of my comfort zone and facing projects that have intimidated me …

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