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Beanless Vegetable Chili

July 28, 2013

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The title of this post alone might be enough to send some die-hard chili fans into apoplectic fits. Not only is this chili meatless, it doesn’t even contain beans. You might find yourself wondering why I would even make a chili excluding the two most common ingredients – it’s simple. Sometimes you just have things […]

CSA Week Two

July 10, 2013

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This week brought more delicious veggies, plus the first of many cabbages. I always struggle to use up cabbages… Some of the produce made it into breakfast this morning too. Spinach ended up in an omelet, and some fresh basil added an aromatic finish to balsamic drizzled apple slices.

Sometimes There Is No Recipe

September 10, 2012

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When my fridge is full of vegetables and my stomach is grumbling I haven’t got time to follow a recipe.  I haven’t even got time to write it down as I make it up.  This was one of those times.  I had broccoli, cucumbers, tomatoes, and fresh basil in the fridge.  Hmm, I said to […]

CSA Solutions (6)

August 31, 2012

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Life has been somewhat chaotic lately, and I had to choose between getting things done and writing about them.  Finally there is a momentary break in the action and I have several weeks of CSA pick-ups and one last tip to share with you.   The sixth lesson: Share the goodness with your friends and […]

Smoky Tomato Green Beans

July 21, 2012

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Sometimes I get bored cooking the same foods in the same way over and over again.  This week’s CSA share brought green beans, yellow beans,  and tomatoes.  I had a partial bottle of Merlot hanging out on the top shelf of the fridge.  There were a variety of smoked seasonings in the cupboard.  It was […]

CSA Solutions (4)

July 21, 2012

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It’s been a busy couple of weeks, so you’re getting two weeks of CSA photos and a tip on what to do with your produce all in one post.  Sometimes it’s a choice between cooking the produce and writing about it.  My stomach wins that argument every time…  Here you go: The fourth lesson: Try […]

Raspberry Hemp Muffins

July 13, 2012

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It’s been awhile since I’ve posted a recipe, but I haven’t wanted to cook very much given the ridiculous temperatures.  Still, I had a container of delicious raspberries sitting in the fridge from the week’s CSA share, and I wasn’t just going to let them go to waste.  The hemp seeds* were a great way […]