Spicy Beet Greens

It’s been a good summer. A summer filled with time spent with our families, birthdays, beach days, laughs and love. And it’s been a summer of good change — like my decision to pursue full time freelance writing. As a result, we’ve been able to spend much time outdoors, enjoying sand and surf. The other…

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Crispy Roasted Kale

I should have taken a picture of Paige. I really should have. She enjoyed the papery, thin, crispy bits of kale I gave her . . . but since it was papery, thin and crispy, it also broke apart very easily. That meant green specks everywhere — in her hair, on her hands, in her…

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Sauteed Spring Onions

Mmmm. The first fresh vegetables of late spring. These spring onions popped up at the farmer’s market a little over a week ago. They just looked so delicious (should have taken a pic!). Rather than try to use all in salads, salsas and other condiments, I decided to try something different: cooking them so that…

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Parmesan Rosemary Sweet Potato Fries

This is my very favorite sweet potato fries recipe. Parmesan Rosemary Sweet Potato Fries are sweet, savory and absolutely craveworthy. He said it would never happen. Ever. He said that I should just accept that his tastes are what they are and they aren’t changing. He. Was. Wrong. You know. It was hard enough to…

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Five Facts About Red Cabbage

I have these photos of red cabbage I took recently that I really like . . . so, rather than just show you the photos, I thought I might make them into a moderately useful post. Here are five interesting facts about red cabbage. Red cabbage is a good source of the flavonoids, a powerful…

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Sundried Tomato Oregano Pasta

Happy birthday, Weekend Herb Blogging! Weekend Herb Blogging is celebrating its second birthday this weekend. Creator Kalyn of Kalyn’s Kitchen has challenged bloggers to incorporate an herb and a veggie into a dish for this weekend’s roundup. I have to admit, mine doesn’t quite fit the bill though, since tomatoes are a fruit, not a…

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