Monthly Archives: October 2011

Applesauce Cake With Black Walnuts

M: No doubt about it.  Fall is underway.   A crisp chill is in the air.  Well, most of the time.  This is North Carolina, so if it’s 50 today, it may well be 80 tomorrow.  But the tomato plants have … Continue reading

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Creamy Corn Pudding

M: It feels a smidge soon to me to start working on the Thanksgiving menu, but seeing as I recently saw Christmas decorations advertised (something I’m going to refrain from ranting about here), I think I’m safe. Every family has … Continue reading

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Country Cooked Green Beans with New Potatoes

M: As I handed my sack of green beans over to the older woman working the farmer’s market booth to weigh, I jokingly asked her if they came with a guarantee.  “I guarantee they’re larrapin’ with some fried ham!”  and … Continue reading

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Ambrosia Fruit Salad

M: Six ingredients. All prepackaged. Dump, stir, chill and eat. Takes about five minutes of preparation. The result is a very nice take on this classic picnic favorite. It’s familiar, It’s colorful. It travels fairly well and when you bring … Continue reading

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