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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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Step 0: Got to be prepared.

That no cheese post. It totally wasn’t an April Fool’s joke. You thought it was, didn’t you? So, the first step in forming new habits, I’ve found, is to plan. If you want to get up every morning at a … Continue reading

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No Cheese (and Dairy).

If you’ve been following along at home, you know that I’ve been making a concerted effort since the summer to be more vegetarian and to eat less meat. Well, this month I’ve decided to take an additional step and to … 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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Nutella Coffee

When I was visiting my sister last November, I had a chance to tool around her neighborhood with my Dad one morning. We wondered into a local coffee shop and my Dad ordered what he fancied, but I had to … 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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