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Part I of This Perfect Meal – Warm Lentil Salad

On a Saturday, I had time to cook a roast and rounded the meal out with lots of my CSA bounty.  My husband said not only was this a very good dinner, but he had rarely had a meal that … 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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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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My New Mexican Cookbook – Part 1: Creole Squash

During his career, my husband has  worked with many Hispanic gentlemen.  He frequently raves about the wonderful Mexican food they bring to work or that he has enjoyed in their homes. My repertoire of Mexican food is limited to the … Continue reading

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Winter CSA box 3 and getting rid of the last of the Thanksgiving leftovers – Turkey Stock

I was really excited by this week’s box, mostly because we got shallots.  I hate, hate, HATE buying two pathetic shallots at the grocery store in those little plastic net bags and paying over $3 for the privilege.  And that … Continue reading

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Chicken Fajitas to Chicken Pot Pie

We still had left over refried beans, all those beautiful peppers from last week’s CSA box, and frozen chicken breasts, so the easy answer for dinner was fajitas. I seasoned the peppers with a “mystery rub”  my husband made that … Continue reading

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