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Last Chance Fun: Corn Mazes

Monday, October 15, 2012


I talk about fleeting opportunities for seasonal eating during my regular Friday segment, Last Chance Foods — last week I spoke with Kurt Alstede of Alstede Farms about the waning days of the sweet corn season.  

Also fleeting are your chances to get lost in a corn maze. For me, they are a wonder-inducing activity that marks the passing of summer into fall, like jumping into a pile of fallen leaves, carving a wicked grin into a pumpkin or Halloween trick-or-treating.


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Amy Eddings' Food for Thought: The Power of Food to Heal and Hurt

Friday, June 10, 2011

All this talk about the medicinal properties of anise hyssop and calendula has me thinking about the power of food to heal, and to harm.

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Pluck 'Em. Stuff 'Em. Fry 'Em.

Friday, July 23, 2010

We are, of course, talking about squash blossoms. The flowering delicacies are only available during these hot summer months.