Monthly Archives: January 2012

More vegetable soup

You may remember the vegetable soup recipe I talked about in one of my posts last week. . . one of the things I thought was really great about it was that the recipe simply calls for “vegetables” and “herbs”. … Continue reading

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Recipe win

As I blogged about in great detail on Monday, sometimes recipes just aren’t good.  Or, maybe I should say, sometimes in the end the taste just doesn’t appeal to us.  And in the wake of my great recipe failure of … Continue reading

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The potatoes have eyes

Sounds like a scary movie, doesn’t it?? Although, technically, I guess it’s sprouts that I’m really talking about, not eyes. I went down to the basement the other day to grab some potatoes for something I was cooking, and I … Continue reading

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Recipe fail

You know how it is when you see a recipe that you think just looks SO GOOD and you can’t wait to try it even though it looks like kind of a hassle? Welcome to my weekend. I found a … Continue reading

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Holiday odds and ends

Well, perhaps one odd and one end.  I’ll leave it up to you to decide which is which. (I know the holidays are long past at this point, but I’ve been wanting to share these.) One of the dishes we … Continue reading

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Potatoes and beef

Since I spent much of the afternoon on Sunday making dinner, I thought I’d milk it for a blog entry share it with my blog readers.  I mentioned in Monday’s post  that I was excited to already have almost all … Continue reading

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Freezer fondness

Last spring we purchased our first big, basement-dwelling freezer ever. It was a decision we’d been mulling over for a long time, partly because we have a really small basement and we weren’t sure where to put it, and partly … Continue reading

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The pea soup incident

That’s sounds pretty dramatic, doesn’t it? It actually wasn’t much of an incident, per se, but more of an amusing story. Faithful readers may remember that I wrote a post last summer about picking peas with my sister at our … Continue reading

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Too many choices

I know I’ve mentioned a couple of times already how exciting I think it is when the seed catalogs start arriving. In addition to the previously mentioned D. Landreth Seed Company catalog that was passed on to me from a … Continue reading

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More local flavors

This weekend I did some more cooking from my fabulous Local Flavors cookbook.  It is exciting for me to still have carrots and potatoes from my garden in storage in the basement and various other vegetables in the freezer—this time … Continue reading

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