Tag Archives: vegetables

Summer Corn and Tomato Salad

A week or two ago, my friend at work loaned me one of his favorite cookbooks, “Six Seasons” by Joshua McFadden. The cookbook puts an emphasis on fresh, seasonal vegetables, something that my friend and I are both passionate about. … Continue reading

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Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry

Friday nights are usually hit or miss when it comes to cooking. Sometimes I have the time and energy to make a home cooked meal, but even if I do, I want it to be quick and simple. Which brings … Continue reading

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Brussels Sprouts Gratin

A week ago after I brought carrot cake muffins to work, one of my colleagues emailed me. “I wish your baking spree didn’t coincide with my diet,” she said, and I was sad. I wished she could try the muffins. … Continue reading

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Stacked Sandwiches

I didn’t realize it until it was over, but this was a week of stacked sandwiches. I guess my heart pointed me in that direction. It started on Tuesday when I went to Russell’s on Macklind for lunch. Going to … Continue reading

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Aloo Gobi

Aloo gobi has never been my favorite Indian dish, partly because I’m not that into cauliflower and potatoes. I think that they taste good with lots of spice, but they’re bland by themselves. There’s nothing bland about this recipe, though. … Continue reading

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Pan Seared Brussels Sprouts with Cranberries and Pecans

Growing up, I was lucky–I never had a parent who told me to eat my vegetables. I remember watching TV shows where parents forced their children to eat all their broccoli, and thinking it was strange. My mother told me … Continue reading

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A Weekend in the Windy City

When I got back from France, I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do with my life.  I’m sure I’m not the only 20-something year old with this dilemma, but nevertheless, it hasn’t been an easy year.  After applying to … Continue reading

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