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Winter CSA Box 8 – He lied to me! :(

My farmer sends out an e-mail a few days before we pick up, giving us an idea of what he is planning to put in our boxes.  Last weekend, he said there would be Romanesque Cauliflower. We had this for … Continue reading

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Quick Lasagna Roll-Ups

I got home last night and had NO IDEA what I was going to make for dinner. Isn’t that some sort of working mom’s nightmare?  You walk in the door after a long day of saving the world (I don’t … Continue reading

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Getting Warm with Coconut Curry, Chicken and Apples

I have lots of onions and garlic from last week’s Winter CSA box, so those are the CSA contributions to this wonderful warm dish for a cold winter evening. 1 t. olive oil 2 lbs chicken breasts cut into large … Continue reading

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Ragout with Pork, Collard Greens and Garbanzo Beans

This was one of those times where I had ingredients that were kind of like the ingredients in the recipe I wanted to cook, but really nothing like the ingredients in the recipe I wanted to cook.  The recipe I … Continue reading

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Shepherd’s Pie with Butternut Squash and a surprise vegetable

As if butternut squash isn’t enough of an outlier in Shepherd’s Pie… Shepherd’s Pie is one of my fondest memories of meals my mom cooked when we were kids.  Hers was always made with ground beef, frozen peas and mashed … Continue reading

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My new Mexican Cookbook – Part 3: Rice with Seafood (and veggies, of course)

I promise this is the last post about my new cookbook for a while.  But it was all one meal that took hours to cook and I HAVE to get these blog posts out of my system…. The original recipe … Continue reading

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My new Mexican Cookbook – Part 2: Refried Black Beans, Veracruz style

I decided to try this recipe at about 3pm, which is too late to soak my beans for 24 hours… 😦 Previously, I have had good luck quick-soaking black eyed peas in warm water, so I decided to try it … Continue reading

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