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potato lentil soup with apples

I know, I know.  Apples in soup!?!  What the minty freshness am I thinking, right?!  But make this soup once and you will never doubt me again :) This soup … Continue reading

March 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

oven cornbread pot pie

This is comfort food central!  Not only did our house smell awesome while this was in the oven, but my soul was so soothed while I was eating it – … Continue reading

March 12, 2012 · 10 Comments

beany minestrone

… I know… another soup.  Apparently it’s that time of year :)  I’m cold alright!? If you’re looking for a hearty but not heavy soup, this’ll fit the bill!  You … Continue reading

March 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

spinach lentil soup

If you haven’t noticed yet, I’m a big fan of soup.  All kinds of soup.  They are inexpensive to make, super tasty to eat, keep well as leftovers, and are … Continue reading

February 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

DIY pad thai

Pad thai was one of my first Thai food loves.  As a Thai noob, totally out of my ethnic-food-league at the time, I was told, “Don’t worry, just order the … Continue reading

February 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

curried butternut squash soup with caramelized onions

My husband is awesome.  I love him so much for eating whatever I put in front of him even if it’s girly-with-too-many-veggies-and-not-enough-meat :P This veggie bisque, however, is another matter … Continue reading

February 14, 2012 · 4 Comments

basic stir-fry

This recipe is one of my end-of-the-week-use-whatever’s-left-in-my-crisper winners!  It’s quick, healthy, and efficient – my kind of combo :) The below ingredients are what I think best fit in the … Continue reading

February 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

potato and veggie “not clam” chowder

I’ve never been a fish person.  I grew up in land-locked Montana so decent salt water fish wasn’t readily available and the texture of trout just didn’t do it for … Continue reading

February 7, 2012 · Leave a comment




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