Category Archives: Yes, I Really Cook!

Eat this and weep

Chow down! Organic foods protect children from the toxins in pesticides, while foods grown using modern, intensive agricultural techniques contain fewer nutrients and minerals than they did 60 years ago, according to two new scientific studies. A US research team … Continue reading

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Stracciatella a la Bina

This is an Italian variation on your basic, nourishing egg-drop soup. It’s prepared in two stages; the broth is cooked the night before, so the next day’s preparation is relatively short and simple.

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It’s nettle time!

And while most people have no use for stinging nettles, I do. It goes with the territory of being German; we find a use for what many others just call weeds. With rubber gloves, foraging for this stuff is no … Continue reading

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Grown-up creamsicle fudge

This is a divine variation on your basic vanilla fudge. Great for gift-giving, too. 3c brown sugar 1c butter 1/3c half-and-half cream

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Zut alors! She can cook, too…

Lapin a l’estragon (Tarragon Rabbit Stew) 1-2 kg rabbit, cut up 2 cups chicken broth 4 cloves garlic, crushed 2 medium onions, sliced 3 medium carrots, sliced 2 stalks celery, sliced

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