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Food Puzzle–Ground Cherries

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Category : Grow Your Own, October, Seasonal Menu Ideas

Ground CherriesUsually I only write about ingredients which are readily available from The Community Food Co-op, Terra Organica, or the Farmers Market. This week is an exception. It all started with a food puzzle. Continue Reading

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

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Category : October, Sauces and Dips

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa“I have a lot of tomatillos in my garden,” said my friend Thurid Clark. “You should do an article about them.”

Since I’d never tried cooking with tomatillos, I was immediately intrigued. Thurid is an amazing gardener, and I knew her tomatillos would be wonderful. She gave me a bag of them to take home so I could experiment.

Tomatillos, or Mexican tomatoes, are a staple food in Mexico. They are used as the base of a classic green salsa, and are used in many other kinds of meat and vegetable sauces, too.  Continue Reading