Monthly Archives: December 2011

Black Bean Pizza

I really thought my son would love this recipe, since it combines three things he loves: corn, black beans, and pizza. Nope. But Toby and I liked it! I used a pizza crust that is refrigerated in a “biscuit can”, and I … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Bangers and Mash

Last week I happened to watch Ina Garten’s special show “Barefoot in London”. Her husband Jeffrey gives her a trip to London so that they can go around and eat everything. Seriously. She is so excited about her upcoming trip, … Continue reading

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“Morning After” Breakfast Casserole

First of all, I hope you all had a wonderful holiday, whatever you may celebrate! I have eaten way too many sweets and am still full! And speaking of food… I have been looking for a breakfast casserole to have … Continue reading

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Vegetable Egg Scramble with Feta

I thought this would be a nice, easy recipe to have for dinner. I love having “breakfasty” foods for dinner, don’t you? I doubled the recipe, since it only serves 2. I think I my red onion wedges were a … Continue reading

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Tempeh Bolognese

A couple of weeks ago, CNN had a story on vegetarian comfort food. Alyssa Gorelick, the executive chef of Fern, Flavors from the Garden, in Charlotte, North Carolina, posted some recipes, and this is one of them. First of all, this … Continue reading

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Slow-cooker Sweet Potato and Lentil Soup

I bought a slow-cooker a couple of weeks ago (they were on sale for $20 at Wegman’s!), and just last night finally got around to using it. It was really nice just throwing a few ingredients in a pot and … Continue reading

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Salted Caramel Thumbprints

Have you ever made caramel before? It’s so easy and it’s REALLY good! I decided on a whim to make these cookies. They are super easy, but you have to refrigerate the dough for awhile. I left mine in the … Continue reading

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“Chicken” and Tortellini Soup

This recipe is a little similar to another recipe I used to make a lot. I wasn’t sure everyone would like it, because really, it’s just “chicken” broth and tortellini, but Liam actually said to me “I love this. Can … Continue reading

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Gnocchi with Sauteed Swiss Chard

I wasn’t sure this dish would have any flavor, but it was surprisingly really good! Liam didn’t like it, but Toby and I really liked it. And I am always looking for new ways to cook with Swiss chard. The … Continue reading

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Today is my birthday, so I am not cooking! We are going out for Japanese food tonight! Yay! PS: And here’s what I had to eat! I had a house salad with sesame dressing, avocado rolls (which I ate before … Continue reading

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