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    Dark Days Week 9: Slow-Cooker Split Pea Soup

    It’s Wednesday again, and time for me to make another Dark Days Challenge meal. To be honest, I’m in desperate need of a local meal today. I’ve had a “fallen off the wagon” start to this week and I’m starting to mistrust my determination and will-power when it comes to turning down non-local junk food. So I’m using my Dark Days meal this week as a confessional. Get it all out and get back on track. Confession 1: I had McDonald’s for the first time in over 18 months on Monday. My stomach turns just thinking about it. I was in a bind out in the ‘burbs and needed to…