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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

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

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

Spiced Zucchini Fritters

Spiced Zucchini Fritters

I’m excited about today’s post! I tweeted it last week when I made these and man, were they tasty! This recipe idea came to me when I was brainstorming what to do with the chickpea flour I got in my CSA box. I’d made the Socca initially and I still had some zucchini from the … Continue reading

Socca

Socca

If you follow me on Facebook or Twitter you’ll know how excited I was about this past week’s Chow Locally CSA box of goodies. I got Chickpea flour! I’ve never used it so I immediately started looking up recipes for it. While I was researching recipes for the Chickpea flour I received in my Chow … Continue reading

Salad 101, Lesson 1: The Basics

Salad 101, Lesson 1: The Basics

I love salads. They’re great for a light lunch or for a quick and healthy dinner. What can go in a salad? The better question is what can’t go into a salad? I think that the infinite number of combinations that cause people to go back to tried, true, and ultimately boring salad combinations. Not only … Continue reading

Sweet and Sour Slaw

Sweet and Sour Slaw

Wow, I am so excited about the great response I got to my first post! I may have been checking my blog stats more often than not, excitedly exclaiming to my boyfriend every time I received a comment or like. 😉 So thank you, and I hope that your enjoyment continues with today’s post. 🙂 … Continue reading