Category Archives: vegetarian

Salad Pizza

When life hands you lemons, make lemonade. And what I mean by that non-sequitur is when your father hands you a bag of greens from his organic garden, make salad pizza. The lemon thing just sounds a little more charming. … Continue reading

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Green Chile Breakfast Casserole

Should you find yourself in Santa Fe anytime soon, and please do, you and yours will not be at all disappointed to feast on the simple and hearty fare called Green Chile Breakfast Casserole.  Of course, you would have to have … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Pasta with Caramelized Onions and Kale

If last week’s Daube Provençal was a comforting and multi-stepped (but totally worth it) labor of love, let this week’s post serve as its complete, though no less delicious, antithesis. It’s vegetarian, so counteracts any meat-eating guilt (I am my … Continue reading

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Classic Pesto with Grilled Bread

Something about starting the school year gives me a distinct and unquenchable desire to take a vacation.  It must have something to do with the impending loss of freedom and gain of anxiety (not to mention those cruel early morning … Continue reading

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Pissaladière

Unlike those three gents outside who installed my new gutters in under three hours, I have accomplished very little today. See? Gutters. Fascinating. So, there’s a closet to be organized, a bathroom to be cleaned and a book to be … Continue reading

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Crispy Quinoa Salad

Once in a while, a feared kitchen disaster actually turns out to be a happy accident.  This is what occurred when I decided to make a post-cinco-de-mayo-party-fridge-freezer-clean-out-meal for my dad. He’s worth it. He arrived later in the day, garden … Continue reading

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Carrot Coriander Soup

For me, there’s Irish food and then there’s Irish food.  You know the usuals: Irish stew, fish n’ chips, corned beef and cabbage (actually more Irish-American than Irish), maybe Shepard’s Pie.  There are plenty more, lesser known on this side of … Continue reading

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