Category Archives: vegetarian

Kale Salad

I’ve been trying to come up with a way to get back to this blog without explaining, because I’m sure it would bore you to tears, my absence.  The only inspiration I can come up with lately involves the food … Continue reading

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Classic Sweet Potato Casserole

Ah, tradition.  I am firm believer.  For the past fifteen years, I have been fortunate enough to spend the Thanksgiving holiday in one of the prettiest towns in the north, with my favorite people on Earth, chez ma tante et … Continue reading

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Caramelized Onion-Shallot Dip and Rosemary-Pecan Goat Cheese

Among all the fall splendor of late, there’s been plenty of cooking and recipe testing chez moi.  I’ve got posts backed up to kingdom come and barely know where to begin.  But I’ll try. There was a trip to the … Continue reading

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Early Fall Ratatouille

Granted, I don’t have a really pretty picture (like chili, ratatouille doesn’t photograph extremely well) or a charming back story to accompany this impromptu post.  What I do have is a fantastic  recipe for what I often call “Late Summer Ratatouille”, … Continue reading

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Garlic Bread Panzanella

I thought about calling this post French Lessons on Stony Lake or Tapenade and Herbed Goat Cheese (stay with me here) before I had an unexpected and entirely welcome epiphany about garlic bread. Not long ago, a close friend of my mother’s, and … Continue reading

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Maple Blueberry Smoothie

Have you noticed that smoothies have been making a huge comeback lately?  Everyone from  Gwyneth to Bon Appétit magazine has been extolling the virtues of this ever popular blended beverage, combining ingredients such as chocolate and avocado or parsley and banana.  While those are … Continue reading

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Broccoli and Chèvre Frittata with Two Onions and Oven-Dried Tomatoes

Tuesday is decidedly not my favorite day of the week.  For me, at my job, it’s even worse than Monday because we have a staff meeting after school.  Staff meetings in general are never good news.  I’ve mentioned this before, … Continue reading

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