Monthly Archives: July 2012

Open-Faced Sandwiches with Mushrooms and Fried Eggs

These open-faced sandwiches were really good, and they really didn’t take that much time to prepare. Those mushrooms, shallots, and wine cooking made the house smell so good! We couldn’t figure out why it was so good…was it the pesto? … Continue reading

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Lemony Cashew-Basil Pesto

Toby took one bite of this pasta and said “Wow, this is vegan???” He couldn’t understand where the creaminess came from! Yep, this recipe was really good, and even though I didn’t have quite enough basil to use, it still … Continue reading

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Grilled Butter Lettuce with Creamy Dressing

This recipe was good, but I think my mistake was that I washed the lettuce right before grilling it, so it never did get that char on it that I was looking for. The lettuce really shrunk down and wilted, … Continue reading

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One Wild Chick Soup!

I am guessing this soup is called “One Wild Chick Soup” because it’s similar to chicken noodle soup, but has no chicken nor noodles? I am not sure. In any case, it’s good! Toby had to doctor his up with … Continue reading

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Tamari Tease Chickpea Spread

This sandwich spread is basically hummus, I think. It’s good! And easy! I threw everything into my food processor, and that was it! I followed her instructions and served this on a sandwich with some really good bread, lettuce, tomato, … Continue reading

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Cornmeal-Crusted Plantains

Have you ever had plantains before? Toby said they taste like “bananas and okra had a baby”. I would have to disagree with that, and say that they taste like a very potato-y banana. Very starchy. I fried these up … Continue reading

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Herb Butter-and-Goat Cheese Linguine with Fresh Tomatoes

Here’s a quick pasta dish to throw together for dinner, and it uses a lot of fresh herbs and beautiful heirloom tomatoes. It just tastes so fresh! My 5 year old liked it, but my 2 year old did not. … Continue reading

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