Monthly Archives: September 2012

London Broil with corn fritters and roasted veggies

I had thawed a chuck roast, but didn’t have a plan for how to cook a roast in an evening in time for dinner after work.   This small roast was easily re-characterized as a large steak, which made my choices … Continue reading

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Cantaloupe Cooler

Last week, I ran across a recipe that juiced cantaloupe.  I love it when someone  comes up with an idea that never occurred to me!  🙂 The original recipe was posted in a Friday Foodie blog post on Brown Paper … Continue reading

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Roasted Zucchini and Garlic Soup

Okay, Ms. LV Anderson over at Slate Magazine doesn’t like zucchini.  She describes them as bland and watery, and only edible when completely unrecognizable.  I will agree with her assertion that they can  at times become “overwhelmingly, frighteningly prolific.” I … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Emmy Cooks:
While we’re enjoying September’s fine harvest of assorted spicy peppers, why not preserve a few to enjoy when the season is over? Honestly, my standard method for preserving peppers (of any kind) is to slice…

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Farm to Table Symposium

 Friday afternoon, I attended a local food symposium sponsored by the Northwest Regional Food Hub and the Cascade Harvest Coalition  that brought together farmers, producers, buyers and consumers interested in encouraging consumption of local agricultural products. There was a trade … Continue reading

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Carne Asada

My son found a packet of carne asada meat in the freezer a few days ago and specifically asked if I would make some for dinner, soon. It’s all urgent when you’re 14 years old…. Our butcher slices the meat … Continue reading

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Upright Deviled Eggs with Prosciutto

I saw a photo online yesterday of deviled eggs that stood up, rather than laying flat and they were wrapped in ham, which looked divine – and since my daughter has decided she likes deviled eggs these days, I HAD … Continue reading

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Crock Pot Beef Short Ribs

When I know I won’t have much time in the evening to prepare dinner, the crock pot makes us all feel like no one skipped the effort of making a real dinner.  Tonight was open house at my daughter’s school, … Continue reading

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Week 20 – Peppers and more peppers

This week my box had three different types of peppers; bell peppers, jalapeño peppers and what I think the farmer described as an Italian heirloom sweet pepper called Corono do Toro.  The share box had a bag of jalapeños that … Continue reading

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Thai Chicken Noodle Soup (kid friendly version)

Today I wanted a dinner that is quick, used my zucchini and kale, and was something the kids would actually eat without too much complaining.  That was a pretty tall order, but they ate everything, so I must have pulled … Continue reading

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