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Barbecued Pork Buns

The food segment on NPR’s All Things Considered this evening got me thinking about one of my all-time favorite dishes. These YUMMY barbecued pork buns are a lot easier to make than you might imagine. This recipe comes from the Essential Kitchen Series: Dim Sum (more…) Share :

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Stuffed Squash Blossoms

I get a lot of good ideas from National Public Radio. Back in June I heard on Morning Edition a story that introduced me to an unusual delicacy that’s very common if you’ve got a family garden and raise squash. My wife Shamane raises all kinds of vegetables on a plot land we rent from […]

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Raspberry Muffins

Don’t let anyone tell you that cooking at home is hard. I discovered this recipe for muffins with the help of my friend Erin Luken. Not only is she one of the most talented amateur bakers I have ever met, but she and her husband Jason Beren are avid sailors. While visiting their home for […]

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Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

A recent Joy Trip to Door County Wisconsin prompted me to try my hand again at making pie. Several days of light hiking, biking and kayaking through this agrarian tourist community on the shores of Lake Michigan inspired reflection upon the practical use of fresh local produce in the preparation fun and tasty food.   […]

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