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Green Peach Salad

August 2nd, 2008 by Michelle | 1 Comment | Filed in Recipes

Too Many Peaches!

We have several fruit trees in the yard, one of them in its third season since planting. It’s produced a bumper crop too large for its small frame to support:

Peach tree in garden, heavy with peaches, leaning

Peach tree in garden, heavy with peaches, leaning


Tandoori Marinade

July 30th, 2008 by Ken | No Comments | Filed in Recipes

This run of tandoori marinade was modeled on a vindaloo spice scheme.

The ingredients and approximate quantities are as follows:

  • 1 cup whole goat yogurt (plain cow’s milk yogurt is just fine)
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • juice of 1 fresh lime
  • 2-3 tablespoon piece of fresh ginger root
  • 2-3 tablespoons of garlic cloves
  • 3 Dry whole chili pods
  • 1-2 tablespoons paprika
  • 2 tsp black peppercorns
  • 2 tsp whole coriander seeds
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 small cinnamon stick
  • 1 tsp black cumin seeds (kala jeera)
  • 1 tsp green cardamom seeds
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 3 whole cloves