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Whole Wheat Irish Soda Bread

Soda bread is (according to Wikipedia) “a variety of quick bread traditionally made in a variety of cuisines in which sodium bicarbonate (otherwise known as baking soda) is used as a raising agent rather than the more common yeast. The ingredients of traditional soda bread are flour, bread soda, salt, and buttermilk. The buttermilk in …

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My three squashes and the end of summer

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend.  Here in the United States and Canada, today is a holiday.  It’s Labor Day. If you’re not from the United States or Canada, here’s a little info on the holiday. This info is via Wikipedia and Answers.com Labor Day. The first Monday in September, observed as a …

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A tale of two eggplants

Eggplants are funny looking things. All purple (or white…or green) and waxy looking. Did you know that the eggplant is closely related to tomatoes and potatoes? They are. Did you know that the eggplant fruit is classified as a berry? It is. Did you know that the eggplant is related to tobacco plants? It is. …

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