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IN THE January 15 ISSUE

FROM THE 2011 Articles,
andFood Fun,
andMargaret Mendel,
andTerrific Tales

by Margaret Mendel

I had an uncle who used to eat raw potatoes. I remember seeing him in late summer leaning against a fence post, the hot sun blazing down on his newly turned potato patch. He’d rinse the dirt from one of the potatoes with the water from a gallon jug he carried on the back of his tractor, inspecting the potato for a short while.


by Diana Bulls

What is the kitchen utensil that does basically one job and does it so well that no one has ever made changes to its basic design? It’s that odd utensil inherited from a grandmother that the unenlightened lets sit in the back of the utensil drawer. I’m talking about the humble potato masher.


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