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Francine Spiering
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food blogger | cuisine artisan
food blogger | cuisine artisan

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Texas Fall In My Kitchen
It has been a full year since I moved into my kitchen in Houston. Fall is here again, even if the weather can't seem to decide if it wants to be warm, cold, clear blue skies, or raining heavily. Texas Fall means keep both tank tops and woollies at the ready...

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Salmon Yes Or No?
In June my son went on a school trip to Seattle. One of the highlights was a visit to the Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery, where he learned more about the plight of salmon. It sharpened his mind about farm-raised salmon, as well as wild-caught salmon, an...

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Throw-Back-Thursday With My Toddler On The Hiking Trail
My neck cranes to look past my fellow passenger out the window. The captain just announced that the Mont Blanc is visible to the left of the plane. And it is, towering so tall it feels we can tip and touch its peak. Soon after, below I can see the valley of...

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Toast To The Small Farmer
Sporting colorful tattoos on both arms, the farmer picks out a ripe persimmon. Would I like to taste it? I do, yes! He peels it open and gives it to me. My eyes light up when I bite into the dripping sweet flesh of this local persimmon. It tastes anywhere b...

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Food Insecurity, A Post For BlogAction Day 2014
Have you seen A Place At The Table ? It is a documentary that follows
different people in different parts of the US who have one thing in
common: food insecurity. The statistics shown are incomprehensible. In this country of food abundance well beyond the p...

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Labor And Landscape: The Buffalo Bayou Shrimp Festival
On the grassy banks of the Buffalo Bayou, in Houston's historic East End, where the bayou widens and Houston's downtown skyline silhouettes undisturbed in the distance, the organizers found the perfect spot for the first Buffalo Bayou Shrimp Festival.  “Som...

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October Awareness In My Kitchen
October is a month of awareness in my kitchen. Coming up on October 16 is BlogAction Day . It is a day when bloggers virtually come together to discuss an important issue. This year's topic is inequality, and Life In The Food Lane has a BlogAction Day post ...

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Cooking With Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is as versatile as celery root, turnips, beets, jicama, and what other bulbous vegetable you can think of that slices nicely, is tasty and crunchy raw, and equally delicious cooked, braised, or roasted. The little beauty in the picture is a kohlrab...
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