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Sour Dill Pickles

This recipe takes only 2-3 months.   First, go to the nursery, and buy four to six cucumber plants.  Plant, nurture, and wait until you have cucumbers. In all seriousness, I like to grow cucumbers every spring and make my own pickles.  I can occasionally find kirby cucumbers in the grocery store (and it’s even […]

Regular ol’ Pinto Beans – but better

A staple of my diet for the past 15 years has been “Beans & Tortillas,” ie, burritos. Up to once a week, I would heat up a couple of cans of Trappey’s jalapeno pintos (or, the Ranch Style brand, or Whole Foods’ 365), add a bunch of comino, some chopped onions, and fresh ground black […]