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Latkes

We sat on the couch eating platefuls of warm latkes.  Their brown, crisp, and lacy exterior in perfect contrast to their soft and mellow insides.  The odor of grease, potatoes and onions still hangs in the air, taking form like the memory of Mother’s sweat.  She brings comfort, lifts our spirits and fills our bellies with… Continue reading Latkes

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February farmer’s market finds

The result of an early morning at the market.  Brussels sprouts, Florida oyster mushrooms, garlic, basil, and a mango from Miriam.  Baby beets, Swiss chard, green onions, and green leaf lettuce from Deb.  Strawberries, blueberries, and heirloom tomatoes from vendors we’ve just met.  Pumpkin spice Kombucha from Kevin, eggs from Alecia, and “dud” loaves of… Continue reading February farmer’s market finds