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Byline: Steve Petusevsky
Remember the children's fable "Stone Soup"? A hungry drifter wanders into a small town and befriends an elderly woman. She offers him some hot water because he is cold. He tells her that if she puts a stone in the water, it would add flavor. Then the drifter asks her to add a carrot, an onion, a potato, etc. By end of the story, he has tricked her into making a beef and vegetable stew.
This is kind of what happened to me recently.
I was shopping at a local flea market where they have a great selection of fruits and vegetables. I couldn't resist the seasonal produce, and I kept throwing stuff into my basket: green beans, leeks, cabbage, Yukon …