Monthly Archives: May 2011

Asparagus on Toast: A Birthday Breakfast

Every year, for my birthday, my friend Doreen gives me asparagus from her garden. Breakfast, lunch, or dinner, I love asparagus on toast!

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Shiitake Mushrooms

My good friend Michael brought a wonderful gift this week: a bag of home-grown shiitake mushrooms. A year ago, he had attended a mushroom party – not the 1960s hallucinogenic kind, but a gathering where everyone learned to inoculate logs … Continue reading

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Wild Leeks!

By April, this localvore usually feels “greens-deprived”. My supply of chard from the garden is usually gone and, unless spinach has come to the Farmers Market, I am eager (ie. desperate!) for local greenery. This year we had to wait … Continue reading

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