Grains and greens

17 Feb 2010

My family had made a wonderful buckwheat and pasta dish, so when we came across this recipe, we had to try it.  Our version had spinach, pasta, rice, barley, and greenmarket Italian sweet sausage. Read the rest of this entry »

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Fat Tuesday jambalaya

17 Feb 2010

Inspired by todays Mardi Gras festivities, we decided to try our hands at jambalaya even though neither of us are sure we’ve tried the real thing before.  Needless to say, some recipes we found made it sound delicious.  We pulled together our jambalaya from a mixture of recipes, using one mostly for its seasoning suggestions, since we didn’t have “Creole seasoning”, and the other more for its simplified procedure.

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Quick & easy beans and rice

12 Jan 2010

With a long week of late days, we resorted to food from the cupboards so beans & rice it is.

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Meatballs turned fancy

17 Nov 2009

We were inspired by a NYTimes recipe and our huge CSA share of collards…and a small craving for meat =)

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Fried Rice

03 Sep 2009

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Turns out we had lots of green vegetables to use up…that all go wonderfully in fried rice.  AND, this was the first round of fried rice where my cast iron wok worked as intended — no sticking eggs or veggies or rice and no need for tons of oil or butter — Success!

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