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Major Style Points

February 2, 2011

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I found these at the local grocery co-op: sustainably sourced, disposable dinnerware, made from fallen palm leaves.  Eco-friendly & stylish, what is there not to love? These would add a really classy touch to any dinner party or fiesta, no? http://www.verterra.com/ Advertisements

Pitaya Roja

January 20, 2011

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I’m all for eating local but I still think its pretty cool to find fresh Dragonfruit (Hylocereus) in Illinois, in the middle of January.

Nopales

January 6, 2011

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I stopped in the local fruit market today looking for tomatillos (which they did not have) but instead i found some fresh Nopales. I’m all for eating local but its still pretty cool to find fresh nopales in Illinois, in January! Nopales are the pads of the prickly pear cactus, an ingredient that (as far […]