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WWII Woolton Pie

The boyfriend and I have really enjoyed watching old episodes from a TV show called the Supersizers series this year.  The show is hosted by Giles Coren and Sue Perkins, who spend a week reenacting interesting time periods, like the Edwardian or Regency Eras. In one of their shows, they revisit Wartime Britain — where […]

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Butternut Squash Lasagna with Mushrooms and Spinach

It’s Fall, and it’s getting chilly here, so it’s all squash all the time.  And this time, it’s a lasagna! I changed up the squash, and this time sliced a butternut squash lengthwise and popped it in the oven.  (If you’d like proper directions, check out: my post on how to roast squash). Along with […]

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Roasted Portobello & Onion Sandwich with Blue Cheese

I feel silly for posting a sandwich recipe… but really, this one is good enough to warrant it. We had a family BBQ, and we vegetarians in the family requested “lots of veggies on the grill… maybe portobello mushrooms, and some onions, and stuff?” and we were rewarded with portobello mushrooms and foil-wrapped onions!  Mmm.  […]

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Penne Pasta for Pemma (and her Peerless Palate)

Today is the birthday of my very dearest friend: Pemma.  We have had so many adventures together from escapades in the kitchen to musical fun and traveling! Pem likes bugs.  And makes friends with them at restaurants: And she is a secret spy… when it comes to the intrigue of avocados: She has such a […]

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Kasha & Tofu with Shiitake Mushroom Gravy

I’m loving my buckwheat lately, and thought I’d try my hand at a gluten-free vegan mushroom gravy to go with it, after I was inspired by a suggestion of kasha & mushroom gravy in the amazing vegan cookbook, Veganomicon. I thought I’d experiment with buckwheat flour instead of wheat flour in the gravy, as the […]

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Mushrooms on Toast

I hate to call this a recipe, but it is darned delicious, (and the mushrooms are a perfect base for a real recipe I’ll share with you later this week, mmm). I was craving mushrooms on toast for about the last six months, thanks to Nigel Slater.  So they were breakfast! Mushrooms on Toast Serves […]

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Mushroom Wonton Ravioli with Garlic Scape Pesto

DID YOU KNOW? You can make ravioli out of wonton wrappers! And they are especially delicious when you stuff them with sauteed mushrooms, and top them off with a cherry tomato and garlic scape pesto sauce, lemon sheep’s milk cream cheese (Blossom from Monforte Dairy), and crushed walnuts with a little drizzle of my new […]

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Brown Rice Congee with Shiitakes and Cilantro

Ok, less fun around here today — I’m at home on the futon with a chest cold.  Ugh. I must have known I was coming down with something last night when I went for one of my go-to super-quick meals: Miso with Dumplings. Traveling Asia in my mind, and still needing sick food today, lots […]

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Chard and White Bean Whole Wheat Pasta

Sigh, last night was the final night of my South Carolina beach/work vacation: And I wanted to cook something special for my Mum, who has just discovered Swiss Chard, and my Dad who is just starting to get into greens. And seriously, when greens are this beautiful, how could you not want to cook with […]

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Daring Cooks: Risotto

It’s time for another Daring Cooks challenge — and this one was the ultimate comfort food: risotto! The 2010 March Daring Cooks challenge was hosted by Eleanor of MelbournefoodGeek and Jess of Jessthebaker. They chose to challenge Daring Cooks to make risotto. The various components of their challenge recipe are based on input from the […]

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