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I have a cookbook called The Whole Foods Market Cookbook. I love it. But I rarely cook from it. When I examine this I have to admit that as much as I adore my cookbooks, and would fight to the death to keep them, I rarely cook from them. I have many of the requisite […]

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Have I mentioned that I’ve developed a deathly fear of letting things go to waste? Well, recently my parents, before going out of town for a bit, gave me a bunch of random things from their fridge so that they wouldn’t (say it with me) go to waste. I felt compelled to do something with […]

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There are a million and one different ways of making this style dish. I’m sure that there is some “one authentic way” but, in my usual cavalier style I have pretty much ignored that idea in favor of simply combining flavors that go well together in a familiar way. I’m not a fan of raw […]

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This morning Evelyn had pancakes for breakfast… and lunch was going to be macaroni and cheese. While eating breakfast she asked what she was going to have for dinner and I told her that it had to be vegetables and protein since she was eating starch for the two other meals. After thinking for a […]

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One of my favorite food blogs is called Deliciously Organic. The author, Carrie Vitt, is a master in the kitchen. She manages to create dishes with outstanding flavor from simple and wholesome ingredients. Whether or not you choose to use all organic ingredients, some organic and some traditional ingredients, or nothing at all organic her […]

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Ok, so yesterday you got the Mississippi Mud Cake recipe and today I owe you something light and healthy in exchange for that decadence. This recipe qualifies because it’s basically one whole grain and a bunch of vegetables thrown together. It’s low in calorie but packed solid with protein, heart healthy fats, fiber, and enough […]

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This soup should be dubbed “The One” Black Bean Soup, because not only does it serve one person, but practically everything in it is in the quantity of one so it’s incredibly easy to remember. It also makes it easy to scale the recipe up to serve how ever many people you need to since […]

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I worry that I use these ingredients too often. But they are so good I can’t resist them. Kalamata olives are so good and the combination of these flavors is outstanding. That said, they are all also frequently in my fridge so when I’m looking for something to throw together at the last minute they […]

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Bolongese Sauce

The simple truth behind this dish is that it was the product of my near obsessive need not to throw away leftovers and I had some turkey meatballs and tomato sauce left over in the fridge but I didn’t really want to eat meatballs again so soon. Now, a true bolongese sauce is made from […]

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So, you have the basil pesto recipe from yesterday and now you need something to do with it… of course you could toss it into some pasta or risotto but you want to do something special with it? Make this salad. It’s a meal in itself that makes me feel good about my attempts to […]

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