Category Archives: Food

Six New Recipes

We are obviously better at cooking and eating than we are at writing and blogging. Here is a quick synopsis of the latest recipes. Number 34 and 35 were from  “Grilled Cheese Kitchen” by Heidi Gibson and Nate Pollak. Farmer’s … Continue reading

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Harvest Salad With Maple Vinaigrette 

This is the first recipe in Jamie Deen’s “Good Food” book.  Peel and chop a butternut squash, or a couple of sweet potatoes, into cubes, drizzle with oil and season. Bake at 200C/400F for 30 minutes.  Let it cool. Make … Continue reading

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Cleaning Out the Fridge!

We had food in the fridge, but there didn’t seem to be enough of anything to make a meal. What to do? Look up some new recipes! We had one orange, one avocado, a bit of lettuce, and two and … Continue reading

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End of Season Tomatoes 

We had a pile of very ripe tomatoes and decided to make a roast tomato sauce as our thirtieth new recipe this year. We got the recipe from a great book called “Small-Batch Preserving” by Ellie Topp and Margaret Howard.  … Continue reading

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Gnocchi with Sage Butter 

If someone put a potato and half an egg on a plate and told you it was your dinner, what would you think? A plate of gnocchi is exactly that. How can so little be so good and so filling? … Continue reading

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So Far Behind!

I think we are past the point where we can catch up with everything, so this will be a quick post listing new recipes we have made for this years challenge. Number 20, sauerkraut Number 21, Sauerkraut, ham and potato  … Continue reading

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Summer Soup

Our garden is finally producing some food after a very slow start, so we used some of our garden stash to make Squash Blossom Soup from “Pati’s Mexican Table” by Pati Jinich. We call them zucchini and the English call … Continue reading

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