Monthly Archives: September 2013

One foot on the floor, dammit!

ONE FOOT ON THE FLOOR: Sgt. Lorne Lemieux, one of too few survivors of my Marine platoon in Vietnam who came to my house for reunion clambake last weekend, had a story to tell. Lorne lost a leg to a … Continue reading

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For January

To save a taste of summertime, we put it into jars. 37 quarts, Susan and I. Parch those babies for 10 seconds in boiling water, slide the skins off in cool water, pop them in sterile jars, slide the tops … Continue reading

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DEATH TOLLS

DEATH TOLLS Why are we stuck on death tolls? 39 here in a terrorist attack, 101 there in a Mexico earthquake — it’s all in a day of Mother Earth. Why does it matter? To sell a news story? Yeah, … Continue reading

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Fresh organic broccoli

Not using pesticides, I always rinse broccoli after soaking for an hour in salted water to kill any little cabbageworms. They just float away…. Customers hate bugs

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Life food.

LIFE FOOD A bed of organic spinach, oregano leaves, basil leaves, and two slices of heirloom tomatoes. Atop that, a fillet of haddock. Then Panko (Japanese bread crumbs), tomato slices, thin onion slices, pepper slices (all of this organic, from … Continue reading

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