Inverted Beets

Chard is a beet that grows the other way round—that is, high-five style, the stalks and leaves develop rather than the (beet) root down-low. You…

Hungarian Sour Potatoes

I received responses from a few readers / listeners interested in Hungarian sour potatoes; so, here's a bit about the cuisine and a basic recipe…

I Love The Pig

“Cu erba mangi cui sceccu diventa.” “The more grass [green vegetables] you eat, the more of a jackass you become.” —Gabriel Coppolino My grandfather was…

Ceci: The Killer Chick-Pea

The next time you are enjoying hummus, the Middle Eastern dish of mashed chick-peas, garlic, lemon juice, and sesame oil, consider its murderous past. Likely…
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