Category Archives: Cooking

Lazy Saturday

Yesterday was a lazy kind of day. I didn’t move much from my spot on the chair and a half, but from the pictures it looks like I did a lot (I didn’t). I was excited to have this kind … Continue reading

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Garlic Scapes Three Ways

It is garlic scape season! I got so excited that I couldn’t decide on just one way to eat the garlic scapes for our first garlic scape meal, so I made them three ways. 1 – Roasted Chicken and Garlic … Continue reading

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New Ingredient – Kohlrabi

One night bf and I were watching Chopped, a TV show where chefs get a basket of strange ingredients that they have to incorporate into a meal in a short amount of time, and kohlrabi was one of the ingredients. … Continue reading

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Asparagus and Mushroom Fritatta

We have upped our Washington’s Green Grocer deliveries to every week, and I just discovered their super helpful website full of recipes. The bf has been asking for a fritatta. I think because it would provide breakfast for multiple days, … Continue reading

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My Mom’s New Pesto

My mom told me about a new heart-healthy pesto that I had to try, so I did. I love pesto and have not been eating cheese lately (I know) so have not known how to handle this spring classic. I … Continue reading

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I’m Back!

After a week of this – while eating this – Yup, that is fried bacon with maple syrup. Belize’s Palapa Bar knew the way to my heart. Boy did I need this – I think I’m in love with the … Continue reading

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Vegetable Jalfrezi

Jamie Oliver brings another good one. Thank you, Jamie. The recipe took a little longer than I expected because even though I read the whole recipe the day before the times needed did not stick. Oops – so be aware … Continue reading

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Broccoli Cheese and Prosciutto Soup

This winter has not really been cold, but I still have the urge to make comfort food and soup and curl up under a quilt to knit. In the past Washington’s Green Grocer box we received large heads of broccoli … Continue reading

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Pizzeria Paradiso’s Plum Pesto Pasta

At the last Pizzeria Paradiso beer dinner, there was another delicious plum pesto pizza on the menu. Greg, the beer sommelier, shared his recipe with me so that I might be able to recreate the plum pesto. I wrote the … Continue reading

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Pasta with Avocado Sauce

I love avocados. I’m such a sucker for them that often times when I’m out to eat I will see something with avocado as an ingredient and will immediately stop reading the menu. It is really not a good ordering … Continue reading

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