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July 4 Grilling: Stuffed Figs Wrapped in Prosciutto

Yes, I’m writing about figs…again.  Elizabeth thinks I am obsessed with them.  And it’s true, I eat figs every day during their brief season (but I do that with strawberries and raspberries, too).  One of our fig trees is putting out sensational purple figs and the other is ripening a fat green variety that should […]

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It’s Fig Season

On Saturday we found the first figs of the season in our local co-op and on Sunday we picked our own ripe figs (far superior in flavor and texture to the store-bought). A month ago we wrote about the wonder of being able to grow figs in Vermont, and now we’re finally able to eat […]

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A Little Bit of Heaven in the Kitchen: Making Ricotta and Mozzarella

The first time I made cassis and realized how simple it was to transform black currants into ambrosia (really, all you need is patience as it takes six months of maceration in a cool, dark place), I felt as though someone had been keeping a secret from me all these years–some of the most sublime […]

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