Whole-fruit marmalade

We often order a box of grapefruit at Christmas. I had opened the last jar of homemade marmalade in early December and it is also the season in Florida for Seville oranges, the ugly, bitter fruit that produces a delicious preserve. I’ve discovered that it improves with aging. That last jar I was finishing was

The search for bean sprouts

One of my latest favorite recipes is Chinese peanut and sesame noodles, made with wholewheat fettuccine and served cold with lots of chopped vegetables. And, in a perfect world, with those crisp pale bean sprouts that are ubiquitous in Chinese food and in supermarkets on the west coast. I've lived on the east coast for

Brown Bread (Grant Loaf)

Makes 3 loaves Brown Bread (Grant Loaf)   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 45 mins Total time 1 hour   The famous "Grant loaf" created during World War II to enable English cooks to make a healthy, wholesome loaf with local wheat, instead of wheat imported from the United States. This bread is

More soup, with apologies to those Down Under

I have a friend off for a week at the beach in Australia, but here in New England it's still soup weather and this is a favorite, full of ginger and garlic to help fight colds. Couldn't be simpler, or easier on the earth, this favorite lentil soup, based on recipe from the New York

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