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Preserved Home: Today’s hot topic? Creative uses for jalapenos

Preserved Home: Today’s hot topic? Creative uses for jalapenos

Laura Woolfrey-Macklem

February 8, 2015


Filed under Food, NORTH COAST TASTE, Preserved Home

When you buy produce in bulk, you have to get creative. This is especially true when you buy 17 pounds of something which is used sparingly, such as jalapenos. My husband likes his food ultra-spicy, and I have to stop him from ruining dishes like my homemade chicken pot pie with hot sauce. Spicy heat i...

Preserved Home: Homemade pickled carrots make a tasty treat

Preserved Home: Homemade pickled carrots make a tasty treat

Laura Woolfrey-Macklem

December 16, 2014


Filed under Food, NORTH COAST TASTE, Preserved Home

It’s always been my challenge to take a vegetable someone in my family doesn’t like and discover how to change their mind via an interesting recipe. I call them gateway recipes. For instance, I introduced my children to kale by making a cheesy kale gratin. Yes, it was laden with cream and cheese, but...

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