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[5 May 2008 | Comments Off | 252 views]

It is out with the old and in with the new here. Out (hopefully) with the beets that are still sitting in my fridge from winter. I generally hate beets, although we got a ton of them from our CSA this winter. I’m always trying to figure out what to do with them. Arp will eat them, but I can only serve him so many meals of roasted beets in one week, and that doesn’t really get rid of all the beets we have to go …

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[15 Oct 2007 | 2 Comments | 202 views]

I created this quesadilla last night by changing around a plain old zucchini quesadilla recipe that I’ve used before. I think the addition of shrimp, and the few other additions, make it the best quesadilla I’ve ever made. I called them Thai-style because of the addition of basil, combined with cilantro. Reminds me of Thai food. And don’t skip the rice-wine vinegar or you’ll be sorry. Yum.

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[13 Sep 2007 | 3 Comments | 247 views]

Ever since M was around 3 years old, he has been a very picky eater. Funny thing is, before that point, I used to brag about how many foods he would eat with relish. Starting with avocado, M would plow through servings of broccoli, kale, and spinach with the kind of energy most kids only direct towards cake icing. It all changed around age 3, for no reason that I can peg. So when he saw all the colorful veggies that I brought home from the farm the other day, …

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[11 Sep 2006 | Comments Off | 178 views]

Here’s a copy of one of my latest recipes.  I created it from ideas I got from other online recipes, from looking in the freezer, and from my own head.  I really liked it, but it is still in the revision phase.  If you make it and have any suggestions, let me know!
Trish’s Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie
Saute in large pot until slightly tender:

1 tbsp. olive oil
pinch salt
sliced carrots – halfmoons, 1 large handful
1 medium onion, chopped
2-4 cloves garlic, chopped
1 …