Monthly Archives: January 2013

Avocado Pesto Pasta

I wasn’t sure how this pasta would go over in my house, since I am the only avocado lover in the family. My kids thought it was okay, but Toby, he loved it! He couldn’t believe it was vegan, and … Continue reading

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Sea Salt and Vinegar French Fries

I needed a side to go with my Black Bean Baby Cakes, so I decided to make these fries. They were pretty easy, although no one could really taste the malt vinegar. I guess I just didn’t use enough! Some … Continue reading

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Black Bean Baby Cakes with Pineapple Salsa

Even though these fell apart when I had to flip them, they were still awesome! I think maybe one reason they fell apart is because I didn’t have any cornmeal, so I used more breadcrumbs instead. I always have cornmeal! … Continue reading

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Roasted Carrot, Squash, & Sweet Potato Soup

In the picture in the magazine, this soup is bright orange. Um, yeah, mine came out brown?? This soup was really lacking on flavor, so I had to add a lot of Crazy Jane’s Mixed-Up Salt. And it still needed … Continue reading

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Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

I had a bag of fingerling potatoes in my pantry, and I needed to use them or lose them. I improvised and decided just to make some roasted potatoes! This was really simple: I just boiled the potatoes, then cut … Continue reading

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Artichoke-Walnut Pesto Crostini

I made the artichoke-walnut pesto a day ahead of time, and when I tasted it, it was really good! But the next day, when I actually made the crostini, I wasn’t as in love with it. I wonder why? Maybe … Continue reading

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Tuscan Bean and Greens Soup over Garlic Toast

I think this is one of the best soups I’ve ever made. It’s another one from Chloe’s Kitchen, and it’s a keeper! I have never cooked with escarole before, have you? I honestly wasn’t even sure what escarole was. 🙂 … Continue reading

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