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Past Highest Perch Features

Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire, September 2008 to November 2013

Garlic-Stinking Rose or Revered Medicine, January 2005 to August 2008

Eggplant--a Mad Apple with a Dark Liaison, July/August/September/October/November/December 2004

Pecans--The True Blue-Blooded Americans, May/June 2004

Grapefruit--the New Kid on the Block, March/April 2004

Sunflowers Transcend Seedy Existence, November/December 2003/January/February 2004

Coconut, the Soul Food of the Tropics, August/September/October 2003

Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries, June/July 2003

Collards--the Sweetheart of Soul Food, May 2003

Flax--the Plant with a Thousand Uses, March-April 2003

Pease Porridge Hot, Pease Porridge Cold, February 2003

Don't Nobody Love a Quince? January 2003

And the 24 Carrot Award Goes to ..., December 2002

The Walnut--a Tough Nut to Crack, November 2002

High Flying Barley Crashes in Modern Times, October 2002

Thinking of a Thorny Thistle? This Bud's for You, August/September 2002

Cantaloupes Hide Their True Identity, June/July 2002

Taming the Wild Strawberry , May 2002

Broccoli: the Crown Jewel of Nutrition, April 2002

Peanuts--Whad'Ya Mean It's a Bean? March 2002

Going Bananas, February 2002

Open Sesame, January 2002

Onion Aficionados Weep, December 2001

Wild Rice Belies Its Name, November, 2001

An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away, September/October 2001

Avocado Receives an "R" Rating, August, 2001

Mango: Enchantment under the Skin, July 2001

Quinoa, Soul Food of the Andes, June 2001

The Sex Life of the Pistachio, May 2001

The Humongous Fungus Among Us, April 2001

Cabbage Takes a Roller Coaster Ride Through the Centuries, March 2001

Bittersweet Almond Saga, January-February 2001

Squashes Star in Famous Sister Act, December 2000

Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire, November 2000

Persimmon, "Food of the Gods," October 2000

Millet: the Time Traveler of Grains, September 2000

Okra, an Outcast in a Sticky Business, August 2000

Jerusalem Artichoke Caper, June/July 2000

Tomatillos Play Hide and Seek in a Paper Lantern, May 2000

Kohlrabi Strives for a Comeback, April 2000

Can You Pass the Asparagus Test? March 2000

Lentils Need More Respect, February 2000

Parsnip--an Undiscovered Star, January 2000

Bogged Down with Cranberries, December 1999

The Sweet Potato Myth, November 1999

The Sweet Life of Kabocha, October 1999

Corn the A-Maize-ing Grain, September 1999

Tomatoes Had Their Day in Court, August 1999

Zucchini--Summer's Abundant Delight, July 1999

It's a Peach of an Idea, June 1999

Rutabagas--an Uncommon Treat, April-May 1999

The Curious Cashew, March 1999

Boasting About Buckwheat, February 1999

Bashful Blushing Beets, January 1999

Past Highest Perch Recipes

Roasted Garlic Macadamia Sauce, January 2005 to August 2008

Garlic Roasted Eggplant, January 2005 to August 2008

Walnut Stuffed Eggplant, July/August/September/October/November/December 2004

24 Pecan Salad, May/June 2004

Pink Grapefruit Vinaigrette, March/April 2004

Wasabi Sunflower Spread, November/December 2003/January/February 2004

Sunflower Oil and Lemon Dressing, November/December 2003/January/February 2004

Sunny Seed Dip, November/December 2003/January/February 2004

Kona Coconut Stir Fry, August/September/October 2003

Coconut and Fruit Ambrosia, August/September/October 2003

Cherry Salad Dressing, June/July 2003

Cherry Almond Mousse, June/July 2003

Collards in Cream Sauce, May 2003

Balsamic Vinaigrette, March-April 2003

Split Pea Vegetable Soup, February 2003

Baked Quince with Spiced Dried Plum Sauce, January 2003

California Carrot Bisque, December 2002

Sugar Plum Spiced Nuts, November 2002

Barley Stuffed Eggplant, October 2002

Stuffed Artichokes, August/September 2002

Cantaloupe Frappé, June/July 2002

Sensuous Strawberry Sorbet, May 2002

Savory Strawberry Soup , May 2002

Broccoli Garlic Sauce, April 2002

African Peanut Soup, March 2002

Banana Pecan Pancakes, February 2002

Frozen Carob Bananas, February 2002

Sesame, Spinach & Artichoke Dip, January 2002

French Onion Soup, December, 2001

Wild Rice, Chestnut, and Pecan Stuffed Squashes. November, 2001

Apple Haystacks with Rose Water, September/October 2001

Apple Relish (Charoset), September/October 2001

Creamy Avocado Gazpacho, August, 2001

Green Mango Salad, July 2001

Quinoa with Pistachio Pepper Sauce, June 2001

Persian Rice with Savory Pistachio Sauce, May 2001

Mushroom Cashew Walnut Patties, April 2001

Brazil Nut and Raisin Cabbage Rolls with Sweet and Sour Sauce, March 2001

Cashew Cream, January-February 2001

Blanc Mange, January-February 2001

Savory Stuffed Sweet Dumplings, December 2000

*Spicy Chestnut and Cranberry Nog, November 2007

*Maple Chestnut Apple Strudel, November 2007

*Chestnut and Red Bell Pepper Relish, November 2007

*Chestnut and Wild Mushroom Risotto, November 2007

*Chestnut, Wild Rice, and Pecan Stuffed Squashes, November 2000

*Creamy Chestnut and Mushroom Pasta, November 2007

*Creamy Chestnut Milk, November 2007

Persimmon Fruit Confetti, October 2000

Millet with Spicy Tomato Sauce, September 2000

N'Awlins Okra Stew, August 2000

Sunchoke Sandwich, June/July 2000

Cashew Tomatillo Sauce, May 2000

Kohlrabi Siam Chopped Salad, April 2000

Asparagus on Toast, March 2000

Lemon Dill Silken Sauce, March 2000

Lentil Vegetable Soup, February 2000

Parsnips to Ponder, January 2000

Chestnut and Cranberry Fanfare, December 1999

Cranberry Salad Dressing, December 1999

Sweet Potato Soup, November 1999

Kabocha Sun-Dried Tomato Soup, October 1999

Grilled Corn on the Cob, September 1999

Fresh Corn Salsa, September 1999

Smokey Tomato Salad, August 1999

Zesty Chilled Zucchini Soup (Cooked), July 1999

Zucchini Summer Soup (Raw), July 1999

Poppy Seed Dressing, June 1999

Just Peachy Pine Nut Salad, June 1999

Rutabagas in the Rough, April-May 1999

Cashew Tomato Pasta Sauce, March 1999

Kasha and Varnishkes a la Beverly Hills, February 1999

Hot Beet Borscht, January 1999

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