Category Archives: Recipe

Oven-Baked Beef Stew

My first post in two months…and it has meat!!!  I know, I’m breaking my cooking with veggies motto, but I swear there are tasty vegetables in this stew.  In central California, we’ve been having a string of hot weather (not … Continue reading

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Spinach, Goat Cheese, and Asiago Soufflé

  For years I’ve avoided attempting the infamous soufflé.  When I started cooking, the idea of a soufflé was something to look forward to, something to aspire to, and something to run from.  In movies, TV, culinary folk lore, soufflés are … Continue reading

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Impromptu Stir Fry – tofu, mushrooms, bok choy, and more!

  Stir fry is like many of my other favorite meals to cook – versatile, easy, and full of endless possibilities.  Like quiche, pastas, hash, and many more, stir fry is developed out of what is on hand, and it … Continue reading

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Artichoke and Vegetable Soup

A few weeks ago I noticed that I was going through my produce delivery very quickly!  I was receiving a “regular” sized box of fruits and veggies from Farm Fresh To You every other week.  A regular box is supposed … Continue reading

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Crustless Broccoli and Sharp Cheddar Quiche

I have not posted in forever!  Work and other commitments have picked up for the season, and plus, the meals I’ve been cooking have been pretty boring (think simply grilling a tofu dog and slapping it in a bun).  But, … Continue reading

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Creamy, But Healthy, Butternut Squash Soup

Happy New Year! This year, our school district’s break from work was a wonderful three weeks.  I spent my time relaxing, reading, studying (yuck…who does that?!?), knitting, and cooking.  I tried out a lot of different recipes, and I even … Continue reading

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Purple Potato and Apple Latkes

First off, I hope I don’t get hate comments about my nontraditional approach to a traditional food.  I have never made latkes before in my life, and I wanted to have fun with them!  Plus, these were the ingredients I … Continue reading

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