Category Archives for meat

Not-So-Meaty Meatloaf

Toward the end of March I started realizing that I was eating a lot of sweets. And french fries. And more pizza than usual. My carefully developed healthy habits had taken a nosedive, and I was feeling it. I decided … Continue reading

18. April 2012 by laura k
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Hunger Games Lamb Stew

I, along with seemingly the rest of the world, went to see the Hunger Games this weekend. I read the books when they came out a few years ago and really loved them. The character of Katniss Everdeen was the … Continue reading

28. March 2012 by laura k
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Trying New Things: Easy Thick-Cut Pork Chops

I can hardly believe it’s 2012 already, and the holidays are over. We roasted a goose, which was very exciting. We had a full-on multiple course Christmas dinner, which was challenging with two-year-olds at the table. But it was a … Continue reading

03. January 2012 by laura k
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‘Tis the Season for Beef Stew

Last weekend, fall finally arrived in the East Bay. It was grey and rainy, but not, at least to me, gloomy. I was delighted: Fall is my favorite season. California may not show off in fall with bright red and … Continue reading

11. November 2011 by laura k
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Moroccan Lamb Stew

I spent the last five days with my family in San Diego, not for any special occasion, but because I live in California again, and I could. We had a full weekend, including a wonderful dinner at Bankers Hill Bar … Continue reading

21. October 2011 by laura k
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Pasta with Sausage and Lentils

Today it is rainy and grey and cold in Walla Walla, and I think I have to accept that it is well and truly fall. That’s not so bad, though, because I still have a huge bowl of tomatoes on … Continue reading

08. October 2010 by laura k
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Beef Stroganoff

I always thought of beef stroganoff as airline food, or cafeteria food. Something gloppy and lukewarm served in large buffet trays by people in uniforms. But a few years ago my dear friend Crystal requested that I make beef stroganoff … Continue reading

14. December 2009 by laura k
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Happy Pigs and Tasty Potato Salad

When I decided to move to Walla Walla, I started doing my research, and was pleased to discover Thundering Hooves, a local farm and butcher shop that sells humanely- and sustainably-raised meats. It was surprisingly difficult to find pastured meat … Continue reading

04. September 2009 by laura k
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Johnny Machete? Johnny Marzetti? Just call it delicious.

If you’ve been around here long enough you’ve heard me mention Gilmore Girls, many times. It’s one of the only television shows I’ve ever become addicted to (for longer than a week), and I’m not ashamed to admit that I’ve … Continue reading

08. April 2009 by laura k
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Stuffed Squash galore: Carnivale and Delicata

You might be wondering where the heck my Thanksgiving posts are, and why I didn’t share any perfect recipes for the big day before hand. Honestly, I’m wondering that myself, and all I can do is blame the fact that … Continue reading

30. November 2008 by laura k
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