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Avocado Egg Salad

At least once a year my Mother and I have the same conversation. It starts out like this: Me: They have egg salad on the menu! I’m going to have egg salad! or, like this: Me: I just dyed easter … Continue reading

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Step 2 no a no-cheese lifestyle: Cheese-less carrot-ricotta quiche

This month’s Vegetarian Times had a series of tasty phyllo dough recipes in it and I happen to have 2 eggs, a bunch of carrots and some phyllo dough. And, now I even have tasty vegan ricotta. So, I followed … Continue reading

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Step 1 to a no-cheese lifestyle: Make vegan ricotta cheese

We got our last winter share delivery this week, so my kitchen is full of potatoes, carrots, turnips and arugula! The last share of the winter is always the best because of the greenhouse greens. It is a reminder what … Continue reading

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A Foray into Vegan Baking: Welsh Cakes

March first was Dydd Gwyl Dewi Sant, or Saint David’s Feast Day if you’re not a Welsh speaker and on that day I got it into my head that I should make Welshcakes. I decided that these Welsh cakes should … Continue reading

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Farmhouse Fricassee

I really love using my slow cooker. I once joked that having a slow cooker and a coffee pot with a timer on it was better than having a boyfriend (because someone always made me dinner and someone always made … Continue reading

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Tea and Fruit Bread

I was procrastinating. I had some reading to do but I just wasn’t feeling like I could sit still. So, I baked instead. My baking also took the form of cabinet cleaning. I made tea and fruit bread using up … Continue reading

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Mashed Turnips

So, I’m always on the lookout for new recipes that are tasty and that use up my CSA vegetables. Turnips have been a particularly troublesome item because I never really ate them growing up so I’m not sure where I … Continue reading

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VT’s Portion Control Challenge

Sunday was my last day doing the challenge and I spent most of it at a friend’s house helping her paint her apartment. The day started out okay, I had a normal breakfast. I had dulce de leche cheerios and … Continue reading

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VT’s Portion Control Challenge

I sort of went off the rails. Well, not necessarily in terms of portions but certainly in terms of the food pyramid. On Thursday, I had cheddar brat pigs in a blanket for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They just sounded … Continue reading

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Cream of Broccoli (and other vegetables I happen to have in my house) Soup

I love cream of broccoli soup. I love it so much. I’ve loved it my whole life. I really, really love me some cream of broccoli soup. It makes you think you’re doing something healthy (eating broccoli) but it is … Continue reading

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