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Brussels Sprouts Crisps

When my friend Becky posted this link (Beyond Kale: 7 More Chips Made From Leafy Greens) on Facebook, I knew I had to try some of these delicious looking recipes. I mean, who doesn’t love crispy, salty, veggies? Once I … Continue reading

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Whole Food Salads

So lately I’ve been really into cooking with wholefoods–grains, legumes, pulses. My favorite thing to do with all these fun ingredients is to use them in salads. I’ve been roasting veggies, soaking pulses, boiling beans – and it’s been so … Continue reading

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Fresh Chopped Salad

When I was making my moussaka I needed an accompanying salad that was light, fresh, and served as a foil to the richness of the main dish.  I thought about making a green salad with a basil dressing but, frankly, … Continue reading

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Roasted Pumpkin and Coconut Curry Soup

In my vegetable box I’ve been getting all sorts of fun Autumn produce.  When a huge pumpkin was delivered I thought about doing the usual carving but Scotty said he didn’t feel like carving a pumpkin this year, so I … Continue reading

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Moussaka…mmmmMMMmm

About ten days ago I took my first stab at mousakka.  We were having dinner guests and I thought it would be a good time to try out this classically Greek dish and kick-off my middle eastern cooking experiment.  Mousakka … Continue reading

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Potato Vinaigrette

This is my favorite potato salad – I like it because it’s good warm, cold, at picnics, and is mayo-free!  Yay!  The vinaigrette is a variation on my mom’s best salad dressing – just a bit lighter and no garlic. … Continue reading

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Spring Vegetable Saute

It’s not the prettiest dish on the block but it has lots of veggies and is really yummy!  Scotty hates eggplant and he loved it in this.  The key is the marinated artichoke hearts – they add a subtle flavor … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Soup with Roasted Garlic

So, once again I found myself with three heads of cauliflower taking up too much space in my fridge.  I am so uninspired by cauliflower – and I refuse to smother it in cheese and cream which means there are … Continue reading

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Slow Roasted Tomatoes

This weekend I cooked a lot!  I had a bunch of stuff in my fridge that I needed to cook before it went off and so I’ll be posting a few recipes here over the next few days: Slow Roasted … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Pasta

This pasta is so yummy and easy!  But…I learned an important lesson when I served it to friends this past Friday – don’t overcook it.  Due to circumstances I ended up starting this sauce too early.  By the time we … Continue reading

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