Tag: Vegetarian

Roasted Beets With Goat Cheese And A Balsamic Vinegar Drizzle

So the recipe is pretty much in the title but let me tell you about this anyway.   It all started with a trip to Costco. Actually it didn’t, it all started when I accidentally found myself in the middle of a store that sold only olive oil and balsamic vinegar.  I remember passing it

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Roasted Radishes with Balsamic Vinegar and Honey Recipe

So, you won’t believe this one.  I certainly didn’t. This is the best time of year to go grocery shopping, everything is fresh from the local farms.  Deep leafy greens, sweet corn, green beans, new potatoes, even zucchini.  All of it, and much of it selling for in season prices which roughly translates to our

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Nothing New Under The Sun

My very first job was washing dishes at a summer camp.  $10.50 per day plus food and lodging. My second job was at Burger King.  I lasted two weeks, fast food was not my calling and neither were the uniforms. My third job was as a cashier in a grocery store.  I liked the fast

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Black Bean and Quinoa Soup

Something unexpected and quite lovely has been unfolding in our home and kitchen these past months.   When you have children your home can become a bit like Grand Central Station with people coming and going all of the time.  Some people visit once or twice, others become “regulars” like Cliff and Norm from Cheers

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Roasted Vegetables With Maple Balsamic Glaze

  Sometimes it’s just that easy. We bought a roast a few days ago when we were at Costco, and today was the last day on the best before sticker.  Nobody wants to come home after a full work week on Friday to cook a roast beef supper, so I threw the meat into my slow

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The Weekend I Cooked Everything

The past weekend was a perfect storm of sorts. We had a solid weekend of rain, going outside meant cold, damp, slushy weather.  Staying inside meant warm and cozy.  Second to that, it had been far too long since I had had one of my slow cooking marathons where I prepare a week’s worth of

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Souper Saturday, A Kitchen Success Story and A Recipe For Lentil Soup

What a fantastic weekend.  October pulled out all the stops the show her beauty this weekend.  The reds and gold and leaves still gloriously clinging to their trees for just a wee bit longer.  The display at it’s peak just before all of the leaves fall and we finally have to admit that colder weather

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