Category Archives: carrot

Fancy Salad

For those of you who have been patiently waiting to hear what Eleanor won Student of the Month for, the word of the month was “responsibility.” This is the child that lost three out of four of her new shoes … Continue reading

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Honest Chicken Soup

Not long ago I offered to make some chicken soup for friends in need of a meal, claiming, “I make a great chicken soup.” And I have no idea why I made that statement, since there is nothing remarkable about … 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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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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Carrot and Squash Lasagna

I am sorry I have no picture of this one, though honestly, it probably wouldn’t have looked like much anyway. I made this for Sam to take to a potluck, threw it in the oven, set a timer, and then … Continue reading

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Beet Risotto

I had been resisting the beet risotto for a while, partly because I have no desire to infuse another dish with beet flavor. I’m ready for a break from the beets, I guess. Even the color is unappealing to me … Continue reading

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