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How to Cook Daylilies

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How to Cook Daylilies

Daylilies (genus Hemerocallis) are a common flowering perennial in most of the lower 48. Native to Asia, these hardy plants that are commonly called ditch lilies can be found growing along roads, old house sites, lawns, and just about anywhere else. I love growing these plants for a few reasons—they...
Wade Truong Aug 3, 2022
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Smoked Goose Salad with White Balsamic Vinaigrette

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Smoked Goose Salad with White Balsamic Vinaigrette

This time of the year in Virginia, it’s so hot and humid that the thought of cooking over a hot range makes me lose my appetite. So as the days become increasingly scorching, more and more salads start making the rotation onto the menu. This particular salad is a frequent flier, a white balsamic and...
Wade Truong Jul 21, 2022
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Pickled Fava Beans

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Pickled Fava Beans

Whenever I think of fava beans, I think of Anthony Hopkins as Hannibal and his famous scene describing how he paired one of his victim’s livers with fava beans and “a nice chianti.” This iconic scene has forever made me associate fava beans with deep rich flavors and that creepy slurping noise he...
Wade Truong Jul 5, 2022
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Sesame Snakehead Lettuce Wraps

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Sesame Snakehead Lettuce Wraps

Depending on who you ask, Northern snakeheads (Channa argus) are either the worst thing or best thing ever to happen to the Potomac River and the surrounding water systems. For 20 years, these “frankenfish” that can supposedly breathe air, walk on land, and massacre your small pets have been a hot...
Wade Truong Jun 27, 2022
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