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SkinnyTaste’s Butternut Squash and Spinach Lasagna Roll Ups

I love the Skinnytaste cookbook and I was excited to find a Meatless Monday section. Unfortunately most of the section had meals with lots of pasta. I’m never going to complain about pasta, I love pasta, but if looking to… Continue Reading →

Baked Leek with Cream and Tarragon

(This recipe is from Fresh From the Farmer’s Market by Janet Fletcher) I know, the picture is pitiful. I would love to know how she created such a beautiful picture for her cookbook because it is just not a pretty… Continue Reading →

Fresh From the Farmer’s Market Orecchiette with Chard and Ricotta

If you have read┬áBarbara Kingsolver’s Animal Vegetable Miracle and have decided to try and eat locally for a year this cookbook would definitely be helpful. It organizes recipes based on what to you can find seasonally at your local farmer’s… Continue Reading →

Pumpkin Puree Pasta Sauce and Brussels

So, now that I have made all this Pumpkin Puree, what to do with it?? I was in the mood for something savory, cheesy and warm the other night. It’s getting cold out and it is time for some hot… Continue Reading →

Up to Our Eyeballs in Eggplant

So many Eggplant, SO MANY!! We got to a point where we were considering taking them to the corgi meetup we went to and handing them out to random people and/or leaving them on people’s cars like those pamphlets you… Continue Reading →

Chicken with Smooshed Tomatoes

I don’t know about you but I struggle with meals in the summer sometimes. There are only so many salads one can make. It is way too hot to do anything today, especially cook. But thank goodness for air conditioning!… Continue Reading →

Red Currant Muffins

Our four Red Currant bushes are ready and after a taste test right off the bush I figured out I wasn’t a fan, and I think Jim agreed with me. After a tart (tiny) burst of berry flavor the seed… Continue Reading →

Spring Stew

Spring is the toughest time of the year fresh-food wise. Before, when I relied on grocery stores and didn’t care about where my food was coming from I didn’t even think about the fact that Spring is the low point… Continue Reading →

Vegetarian Roasted Chickpea Gyros

This week I unintentionally planned all vegetarian meals. We’ll see how it goes, we’re only one day in. While I love vegetarian meals both Jim and I usually find ourselves hungry a couple hours after the meal. So with all… Continue Reading →

The Art of Food

When James one day remarked that he wish he didn’t ever have to eat because he considered it a nuisance I almost ended our relationship right then and there. His comment actually made my chest hurt with pity and shock…. Continue Reading →

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