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Books and Broccoli

Every year I try a new vegetable in my garden. Last year it was corn, which immediately attracted a 157,000 new garden pests. The chipmunks were thrilled by the addition of the corn, but no one else really was (see: … Continue reading

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Five for St. Patrick’s Day

1. Why, when I cook corned beef, does it always turn out gray? Poor meat. 2. We used to live across the street from a little bar named Paddy’s in Cambridge, Mass. It was a neighborhood joint, one of those … Continue reading

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