Monthly Archives: April 2012

Spaghetti with lemony braised kale

When you’re going through something unpleasant, what do you do? Come on, everyone has their thing. How do you choose to escape the occasional blight that is hauled in your direction? Some people choose to drown their sorrows with wine… Continue reading

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Maple oatmeal scones

Much to my chagrin, I have recently come to the realization and subsequent conclusion that I cannot, or¬†should not, eat gluten. It just doesn’t work for my body. Let’s just say it doesn’t….digest well. TMI? This makes me feel all… Continue reading

Discussion 2 Comments Category Breads, Breakfast, Desserts

Brisket with chipotles, onions, & brown sugar

I’ll never forget a day exactly three years ago, when I attended my first official Passover dinner. It was a huge production. Unlike anything I had ever experienced, it was legitimately immersed in the Jewish culture and I loved every… Continue reading

Discussion Leave a comment Category Mains - Meat, Slow Cooker Friendly

Lemon bars

You know, I’ve never been a huge fan of lemon in desserts. I like for my lemon for lemonade, dressings, or in my water. Maybe a slight zip of zest in lemon quick breads is good, too. But a dessert… Continue reading

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Cinnamon roasted butternut squash with lime & jalapeno

Getting to really know a person is one of the greatest joys of life. Romantic or platonic, cracking through layers of someone else’s personality is like a journey in and of itself. When you first meet someone, there’s usually a… Continue reading

Discussion 5 Comments Category Appetizers, Mains - Meatless, Vegan

Polenta bolognese

Last night I had dinner at an Italian restaurant. While Italian restaurants usually sprinkle my life with sheer joy, this one was different. Different than any Italian food I had ever experienced. As my friends and I glanced through the… Continue reading

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