Monthly Archives: September 2011

Short Ribs with a side of Angioplasty

The weather finally turned cooler here on Sunday, leaving me suddenly feeling the need to do all sorts of ridiculous fall things, like bake twenty squash breads, and take the kids out hunting for pine cones, and watch football, and … Continue reading

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Fried Deliciousness

You can pretty much fry anything and have it taste great, so when confronted with a few yellow squash and no good plan, I pulled down my trusty deep frier. I totally thought that the kids would eat this, but … Continue reading

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Potato and Leek Soup

Potato leek soup is pretty much the epitome of comfort food for me. It benefits from boiling for a while, so I made it last night after putting the kids to bed in preparation for serving it today. With the … Continue reading

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If despair had a flavor, I’m pretty sure it would taste like turnips

I’ve been a little quiet here this last week, and I’m sorry about that. In the last two weeks, I’ve found myself inexplicably drawn to continue writing a book I started years ago about my experience owning a bakery, and … Continue reading

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Roasted Veg and Quinoa Salad

We used Labor Day weekend to finally catch up with some of the first good friends we made when we moved to CA. These were the people who finally made us feel like CA could actually be our new home. … Continue reading

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The Share

Oh hai zucchini. I guess the summer squash deluge has begun! This week we got 12 different summer squash, four different varieties. So it’s time to get creative. Plus, we have green peppers and cucumbers from our own garden. It’s … Continue reading

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Turnip and Carrot Side Dish

The turnips have been out in full force lately, and I got a little bit backlogged with them. So this last week I made a turnip soup (because my kids will eat any blended soup, no problems), and still had … Continue reading

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