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Some Rice on the Wild Side

Wild Rice

Wild rice isn’t literally rice, but rather the grain of a large, aquatic grass native to the northern parts of Minnesota and Wisconsin, and a similar-sized region across the border with Canada. Other than being a type of grain, and elongated in shape, wild rice doesn’t resemble the soft, starchy grains after which its named.

Unapologetic Veg


I am confused by veggie burgers, vegan cheese, margarine, and all substitutes for animal products that seek to imitate the very thing the eater wishes to avoid consuming. This time of year I’m triggered by the Tofurky, but it’s a year-round phenomenon.

Watermelon Radish Soup


Watermelon radish, also known as a Chinese Red Meat Radish, and sometimes called the “beauty heart radish.” This cool weather crop is an heirloom variety of daikon radish can keep for months if stored properly, making it a favorite among winter market farmers.

Oreo Crusted Pumpkin Pie

pie, Thanksgiving

The message of Thanksgiving is rooted in a story about a diverse group of people cooperating with one another in order to survive the winter. And now, 399 years after the first feast, we’re facing another crisis. And this time, instead of getting together to cooperate, we all need to work together by staying apart. 

Pumpkin Maple Whoopie Pie

pumpkin pie

Autumn is a time for foliage, Thanksgiving, crisp temperatures, and of course pumpkin pie spices. This time around, here in Flash in the Pan HQ, instead of your typical pumpkin pie the spices came in the form of a fall-flavored whoopie pie.

Apple Boba Pudding

Click here for the Word file Apple Boba pudding   How I like them apples Apples can be work to eat, despite being full of sweet juice. Their tough skin requires energy to chew through, as does the rigid flesh.  Hence the expression, “if you won’t eat an apple, you…


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