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CSA Week Three and Four

July 25, 2013

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Last week I went out of town. Luckily one of my wonderful neighbors was able to make the weekly pick-up, so I arrived home to find a fridge full of delicious veggies waiting for me. Week Three was slightly less abundant than usual, due to stretch of 90+ degree days, which tend to be hard […]

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 […]

Dinner at Pacific Rim

June 28, 2012

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When we go on vacation we always go out for one really special dinner.  This year we decided to go to Pacific Rim in downtown Ann Arbor, MI.  We’d never been there before, and weren’t sure exactly what to expect, but the menu looked good so we decided to give a shot. The food was […]

Oh the Places You’ll Eat!

May 12, 2012

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I haven’t been posting much lately, but I’ve got a good one for you today.  I spent part of this week in Portland, OR.  I’ve never been there before and it was a really amazing opportunity to visit a new part of the country.  Given my personal interests, it was also a good opportunity to […]

Cold Soba Noodles and Red Cabbage

August 28, 2011

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One of the things I’ve gotten a lot of in this year’s CSA is cabbage.  There are only so many cabbage rolls and so much sauerkraut I can eat.  Thankfully, there are also some very nice ways to go about eating raw cabbage.  This recipe is one of them. 8oz uncooked soba noodles 1 small […]

Amaranth Salad

July 19, 2011

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Amaranth is another grain I’ve been meaning to experiment with for a while.  It’s tiny compared to most of the grains I use, and it comes from really fabulous flowers.  (They look like giant magenta hands making rude gestures…)  One thing that really did catch me off guard was the smell while it cooked- it […]

Strawberry Mint Salad with Chocolate Balsamic Dressing

June 28, 2011

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This week I found myself in a kitchen full of delicious fresh ingredients.  When presented with an opportunity like this I just have to try something new.  Several of the combinations I tried were really tasty, but this salad was the clear winner in every category.  It’s light, unusual, beautiful, easy to make, and almost […]