Monthly Archives: October 2010

By Ashley Warlick – Photo by Polly Gaillard and Samantha S. Wallace When I was a kid, my dad looked like Burt Reynolds. For a time, he was a farmer in York County, and he kept the hours of a … Continue reading

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by Nancy Oster Photography by Fran Collin Raising grass-fed beef is not new to Santa Barbara cattle ranchers. Native grasses grow well here, even in times of little rain, and cattle have been part of our landscape since the Spanish … Continue reading

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Download this podcast. Subscribe to this podcast on iTunes. Edible Radio host and publisher of Edible Santa Fe, Kate Manchester, talks to Amanda Hesser, a food columnist for the New York Times, founder of www.food52.com and author of The Essential … Continue reading

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By John Cox The aroma of shoyu dripping onto a bed a smoldering kiawe coals quickly draws a hungry crowd. People watch as kalbi ribs are quickly charred against the grill’s glowing grate and then flipped into a large bowl … Continue reading

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by Lisa Whalen Photo Courtesy of Plymouth County Extension Service You’ll have seen the familiar logo at summer fairs and farm events: a four-leaf clover with an H in each leaf. For more than a century, 4-H has been facilitating … Continue reading

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By Michael Welch Photo by Carole Topalian There’s a revival of a certain kind underway in the Finger Lakes. This one doesn’t involve music, religion or a theater stage, but it does require earth, air, water, human determination and curiosity—and … Continue reading

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By Rebecca Flint Marx • Photo by Donnelly Marks To the casual observer of this stark 
industrial patch of Northern Boulevard, there’s little hint of the one-acre vegetable farm thriving six stories above. Located on the roof of Long Island … Continue reading

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By Laurel Kerr – Photo by Jaci Goodman If people told me five years ago that I would be making my own baby food, I would have told them they were crazy.Why would you make your own food when there … Continue reading

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Download this podcast. Subscribe to this podcast on iTunes. Blue Plate Special hosts Kurt and Christine Friese chat with author Rowan Jacobsen. Visiting areas in Mexico, the US and Canada, Jacobsen discusses the importance of location in all manner of … Continue reading

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By Michael Marrapese – Photo by Carole Topalian In my mother’s kitchen there used to be a soup tin of grease left over from frying bacon on Sunday mornings. The fat got reused for cooking, adding flavour to many dishes. … Continue reading

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