Tag Archives: Fruit and Vegetable

Spagetti Squash Au Gratin

I love pinterest.  A lot.  But so many of the recipes I can’t have any more.  The doctors put me on a low (read: almost no) carbs diet.  So when I find a low/no carb recipe that looks good I … Continue reading

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Fast, Fresh, Homemade Marinara Sauce

Now that I have been getting more busy with work, I have had to cut down on the amount of time that I can use to cook dinner.  Even though I didn’t want to out of principal, I tried a … Continue reading

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Roasted Eggplant and Red Pepper Dip

This spring was a very cold and wet spring.  That meant that our garden was very slow in taking off.  It was just really getting going, and then it snowed this weekend. We got our first eggplant off the plant … Continue reading

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Thai Turkey Burgers with Pineapple Pan Salsa

I really didn’t want to like Rachel Ray.  I have this inherent distrust of anyone who is popular.  It comes from being the unattractive nerdy kid in school, I inherently distrust anyone who is charming and/or particularly good looking.  If … Continue reading

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Pan Seared Pork Chops with Cherry Rosemary Compote

One of the great things about cherries is that they are affordable only long enough that you don’t get sick of them.  For just a few weeks you can load up on cherries without feeling guilty, and then they are … Continue reading

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Italian Sausage and Chard Saute with Eggs and Toast

A tragedy happened yesterday, our oven died.  Well, I think it died a while ago, but since I haven’t used it in almost a month I didn’t notice until yesterday.  I wanted to make a lasagne (one of my favorite … Continue reading

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The Frozen Essence of Summer: Watermelon Granita

When I lived in Texas summer was my least favorite season.  It’s so hot and dry and miserable that I never enjoyed it.  Summer is totally different in Colorado.  We have a lovely garden that is finally producing, the weather … Continue reading

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