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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with cashews and caramelized onions

I can’t say I am a brussels sprouts lover. But recently, I’ve tried braising and roasting them, mixing them with other ingredients…and I really do like them.  The braised version caramelizes them (you do this by placing brussels sprouts halves … Continue reading

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Beet salad stacks (Roasted beets with Parmesan, pistachio, arugula & carrots)

Snowday post 2: Along with carrots, husband brought home a bunch of red beets as well. Since I was already roasting things, I roasted these as well…and then built a tasty salad out of them…using the previous spicy sweet carrots … Continue reading

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Poached egg on mushrooms and toast

This was inspired by an item I saw on a menu. I thought “I can do that”…and so for brunch yesterday, I did! Everyone (our friend, my husband, and me) seemed to like it. Ingredient (serves 3) 1 package mixed … Continue reading

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Fatoosh Salad

Here’s an easy twist on a Mediterranean Fatoosh Salad. We didn’t have some of the ingredients that the recipe called for, but had some other things laying around….so I reinvented the recipe. Ingredients 1 Green Onion 1 yellow bell pepper … Continue reading

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Polenta with Chard, sun dried tomatoes, and caremelized onions

This is the last of my cooking for tonight (I cook in bursts–I actually made one more dish too, daal makhni). I saw a vegetarian times recipe for grits with kale and caramelized onions. I took that and played with … Continue reading

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Mushrooms and kale with faro

I bought some kale and chard yesterday and was looking for something to do. I’ve also never tried faro so I bought some yesterday. Faro and kale seem all the rage lately. I couldn’t understand why…but with this dish, it … Continue reading

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Wholegrain Cranberry Fig Muffins

I saw a tasty recipe for fig cornmeal muffins in the New York Times and I tinkered with it. 1 cup figs 1/2 cup cranberries (mine happen to be frozen–bought too many fresh cranberries at thanksgiving, but they are coming … Continue reading

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Mushroom Lentil Burgers and Mango lentils

Mango lentils, you ask? It’s a wee bit sweet, but our verdict was that it was tasty. We then turned that into a veggie burger. (photo coming later when we make this again) Part 1: Mango lentils Ingredients 1/2 c … Continue reading

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Superbowl “Buffalo” Cauliflower

Why Buffalo cauliflower, you ask? We saw the recipe and were curious. And it turned out to be tasty!Ingredients 1 head of cauliflower broken into florets 1/8 cup Sriracha (less if you wish) 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1/8 cup water … Continue reading

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