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Pork

Back in the day, when we were in Niger, I remember being invited to a pig roast hosted by another American and his Vietnamese wife.  I will never forget this barbecue because when the pig was done, every inch of … Continue reading

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Hakurei Turnips with Greens

Vegetables from Wayne County, Pennsylvania local farms seem to be outrageously expensive!  It might be because the market prices are driven by the demand from high end, city restaurants and boutique grocers. Still, it’s nice when good quality, local vegetables are available even … Continue reading

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Pork Chop and Turnip Curry

From time to time when we are in the supermarket, my husband calls my attention to Glutton Man, thick pork chops.  Apparently, some time in his life he had one of these 1 lb babies, stuffed with bread crumbs, served to him. … Continue reading

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Pascal’s Turnips

  Pascal is a maraîcher or truck gardener.  He grows a lot of lettuce that he sells to both farmers’ markets and supermarkets.  Besides lettuce, he also has turnips, mirabelles and probably some other vegetables and fruits that I haven’t discovered … Continue reading

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Size Matters

Back in the day, before Perdue and Tysons, I was always impressed with large poultry.  “Look and this big ole, juicy chicken” I would triumph to my husband in grocery stores, who frankly didn’t care until it was cooked and on … Continue reading

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Iron

One day my mother and father were having one of their infrequent spats.  My mother declared to my father that she was not made of iron.  He thought that was so hilarious that for the rest of his life “Iron” was his … Continue reading

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The Regular Farmers’ Market

` The regular farmers’ market is in Scranton, a pleasant drive, about 25-30 minutes from Honesdale. It’s big and the vegetables plentiful, varied and pretty.  They have, wait for it, fresh borlotti beans! They call them cranberry beans and they seem … Continue reading

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