Category Archives: onion

Stuffed Mushrooms for Two

In our BC days (before children)¬†we used to go completely vegetarian for lent. I always used it as an excuse to nab a new vegetarian cooking book and work my way through it, which made lent feel as much like … Continue reading

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Post Butter-Feast Detox with Chickpea Soup

For those parents out there who may be curious, I’ve worked out how to make sure your kid bites someone at Preschool in three easy steps: 1) Have another kid bite your kid *on the face.* 2) Decide that the … Continue reading

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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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White Chili

Sorry about the last post having that whatever-the-hell-you-call-that-stuff at the beginning for a while. Really, all I tried to do was write in Word and transfer to WordPress, which should totally happen without a great big prologue of FAIL baked … Continue reading

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French Onion Soup

On the kid scale, this meal fell somewhere below total failure. Is there a level so far down that it’s like “let’s never even speak of this again?” We’re probably there. I thought it would work because 1) soup and … 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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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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