Monthly Archives: August 2013

Mushroom and Wild Rice Soup

I am still hooked on soup, even though it was 95 degrees out today.  It is comforting and simple.  This mushroom and wild rice soup is creamy and hearty!  I would almost classify it as a chowder, with the use … Continue reading

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Home-Canned Pepper Jelly

If you have read my previous posts, specifically my first recipe, you know that I am learning to like peppers.  I can cook with them every once and a while and I’m learning to tolerate, truthfully, more than like them. … Continue reading

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Heirloom Tomato Galette with Broccolini

My grandmother taught me to love the kitchen.  I remember making jam with her and being by her side while she baked.  She did not teach me everything she knew, unfortunately.  I have heard stories from my mom about lovely … Continue reading

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Sunday Farmers Market and Tuesday CSA Delivery

I decided to group together my two hauls this week.  On Sunday, I went to the market after not having gone the week before.  I didn’t pick up much, since I knew I was getting a produce delivery today.  However, … Continue reading

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Lentil “Meat”loaf with Mashed Red Potatoes and Roasted Brussel Sprouts

This is a dish I’ve been making for quite some time.  Growing up, meatloaf was a staple in our house.  My mom cooked my paternal grandmother’s recipe at least once a month, if not more often.  It always had that … Continue reading

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Cranberry Bean Lettuce Cups

I’ve taken inspiration from another already formed recipe today.  This time, it comes from Martha Stewart.  I haven’t ventured too far from the original, just far enough to make something that I will like and is more veggie-friendly.  Therefore, I … Continue reading

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Dessert for One: Baked Apple with Oatmeal Crumble

I am a firm believer in dessert.  It is not only tasty, but it satisfies a sort of hunger that no other food can.  Baked apples are not only sweet and satisfying, but they are fruit!  OK.  I’m not claiming … Continue reading

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