A new dish, inspired by a Michigan classic…

So, one of the things I love about gardens is that they throw vegetables at you when they want and you have to deal with it. In past years, my peas and carrots were ready about the same time. This year the carrots were a month later than the peas, some were still stunted and […]

Posted at 12:17 am on July 11, 2010 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: Side Dishes | Continue reading

Turnip Pancakes

While, in a fit of optimism, I’m looking springward and started my pepper and ‘mater seeds this week, its still the tail end of root veggie season and there remains a solid supply of local purple top turnips at my local grocer. The problem with root veggie season is that I always buy too many […]

Posted at 1:30 pm on March 6, 2010 | 1 comment | Filed Under: Appetizers, Side Dishes | Continue reading


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