Category Archives: Recipe

My new favorite breakfast

I have a hard time with breakfast. Basically since going gluten-free as well as grain-free, I find it a bit difficult to keep things interesting. And my experiments in grain-free substitutes for pancakes and other traditional breakfast fare have met … Continue reading

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Thai Coconut Curry

If any of you were to decide to drop by unannounced around dinner time, more than likely you would find either me or Scotty standing over a simmering pot of creamy, savory, spicy, yumminess, adding in handfuls of freshly chopped … Continue reading

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Le Cordon Bleu

For a birthday present my mom said that she wanted to take me to Le Cordon Bleu for a cooking class. Well, that sounded like a great idea to me, so a couple of days after she arrived we headed … 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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Spiced Turkish Lentil Soup

It is officially cold here – hovering right around 0℃ – and windy.  Today is clear, something that is beautiful, but once that cloud cover leaves the temps plummet.  So it’s the perfect time to make one of my favorite … 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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Autumnal Cooking

My friend Mandy has a great blogging idea.  She’s fighting the blues of increasingly cool weather by collecting cooking ideas from friends.  I have been thinking of a couple yummy things to make lately and one of those is moussaka. … Continue reading

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Spring Vegetable Risotto

I’ve been really enjoying the fresh spring vegetables that have been appearing on grocery store shelves.  One of our favorite dishes has been a Spring Vegetable Risotto that I came up with when I found my fridge full of fennel, … Continue reading

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Turkish Roasted Potatoes

OK, keeping up with two blogs is not so easy.  Additionally I am trying to move the entries from our old .mac blog over to this one and that’s taking a bunch of time too.  I think that I am … Continue reading

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