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Blushing Beauties

Languishing in my fruit bowl, a bag of Rainier cherries.  Their pink and yellow flesh blushes intensely. Picking out handfuls at a time, I eat them greedily and savour their intense sweetness.  But half a bag remains in my fruit bowl. Rainiers are sensitive souls.  Vulnerable to the elements and gorged on by birds, these lucky few have made […]

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Beet, Mint and Feta Salad

Raw beets have a beautiful reddish-purple hue .  As purple is the colour of royalty, give beets the respect they deserve.  This simple salad requires few ingredients: fresh mint, feta cheese, balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil. This delicious dish is made-in-minutes.  The sweetness of the beets combined with the freshness of the mint makes it […]

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