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Stir Fry Veggies with Ginger Basil Dressing

Stir Fry Veggies with Ginger Basil Dressing

I got the inspiration for this dish when perusing Daisy Jane’s blog after being lead there by something or another on Pinterest (There’s a link to my Pinterest on the side bar, if you’re interested). I can’t quite remember why I was there initially, but this ginger-basil dressing that I found definitely wormed its way … Continue reading

Spaghetti Squash Frittata

Spaghetti Squash Frittata

Have you ever tried spaghetti squash? My first encounter with it was when I was a child (a very picky eater) and my parents sold it to me as actual spaghetti. Meanies! 😉 Aside from that childhood experience I hadn’t had it again until last year. It’s not like other squash in texture, it has … Continue reading

Lentils

Lentils

Oh my goodness, guys! That was a longer break than anticipated, so I apologize for the radio silence. I’ve had quite a few things going on in my personal life, including a change of professional scenery and the beginning of a full time semester in graduate school. If you follow me on Facebook or Twitter, … Continue reading

Grilling Tips

Grilling Tips

It’s well into grilling season for most people. Here in AZ it’s been ridiculously hot. Today the high was 113! It gets to be good grilling weather in September and then again in April next year. How about you, have been using yours? Are you stumped about what to put on there besides hamburgers, hot … Continue reading

Stuffed Heirloom Tomatoes

Stuffed Heirloom Tomatoes

Great things happen in the kitchen when you are pushed outside of your normal little box! I’ve gotten heirloom tomatoes a few weeks in a row now in my Chow Locally CSA box. And, my friends, I must confess that I hate raw tomatoes! There’s just something about them I can’t stand. The seeds are … Continue reading

Lazy Woman’s Bread and Butter Pickles

Lazy Woman’s Bread and Butter Pickles

Have you ever used pickling cucumbers before? I hadn’t, and I hadn’t really even given them a thought until I received a pound of them in my Chow Locally CSA box. I have made refrigerator pickles before, and I was excited to make them again with some actual pickling cucumbers! I am a huge fan … Continue reading

Chicken in Salsa Verde

Chicken in Salsa Verde

Chicken! I’m sure you all were thinking that I’m vegetarian, since all of my recipes so far have been vegan and vegetarian! Not so. 😉  I love meat, but I don’t eat it very often, and when I do it’s usually chicken. The small amount of meat that I cook at home is a result … Continue reading

Apple Crisp Smoothie

Apple Crisp Smoothie

Happy Independence day everyone! After a day of burgers, hot dogs, and other picnic treats why don’t you start your next day out with something wholesome? 😉 Try out this tasty apple crisp smoothie for a balanced start to your day. I love to have a smoothie for breakfast. For one thing, it starts my … Continue reading

Soba Noodles with Peanut Sauce

Soba Noodles with Peanut Sauce

Today I want to share with you one of my favorite summer time meals. This dish is Thai inspired with its sweet and tangy peanut sauce that has just a little bit of kick. These noodles are served cold or at room temperature. I have played around with a cooked version of this that we … Continue reading