Category Archives for vegetables

Kale Paneer

One thing about moving back to California that has been really amazing is living close to my family again. I grew up in San Diego, and my parents, my oldest brother, my sister-in-law, and my niece (along with aunts and … Continue reading

08. March 2012 by laura k
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Cauliflower Puttanesca

I may have mentioned this before, but I used to be a very picky eater. And I’m not just talking about my childhood. I mean, throughout most of my adolescent and adult life I had very strict rules about what … Continue reading

08. February 2012 by laura k
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Glazed Delicata Squash with Lentils

I usually start making dinner before Sean gets home. I stand in our u-shaped kitchen, and dig around in the refrigerator and the cupboards, pulling out this and that. Tonight’s dinner will be easy: only a few ingredients, and plenty … Continue reading

04. February 2012 by laura k
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Squash and Swiss Chard Pasta Bake

We spent Thanksgiving weekend with my family in San Diego, and although I had some kind of notion that I would have something to share with you all here, I slipped firmly into vacation mode when I got down there, … Continue reading

29. November 2011 by laura k
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Sneaky Eggplant

All across the interwebs, my fellow food bloggers are talking about the onset of fall with that sense of reprieve and reverence that I remember well. This summer, people across the country were hit with record heat waves, and the … Continue reading

21. September 2011 by laura k
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Grilled Portobello Mushrooms with Corn and Tomato Salad

The grilled portobello mushroom is ubiquitous. It’s a standard vegetarian burger substitute on many menus. I recently read a food magazine (Bon Appetit, perhaps?) in which an author begged to an end to the ever present portobello. I myself have … Continue reading

15. September 2011 by laura k
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Tomato Time!

We got a gorgeous bunch of tomatoes from our CSA this week and I cannot wait to be cast free and cooking with them this weekend! Just in time, Cheryl at 5 Second Rule is collecting awesome tomato recipes from … Continue reading

08. September 2011 by laura k
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Pesto and Egg Potato Salad

Despite the fact that I’ve been trying to stop buying books lately, I picked up two new cookbooks shortly after we moved into our house. I figured they were worth trying to find the space for, and I was right. … Continue reading

12. July 2011 by laura k
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Lentil Stuffed Zucchini

I love stuffed vegetables. A humble green pepper or zucchini seems much more elegant when it’s hallowed out and filled with yumminess. And while it makes a lovely presentation, stuffed vegetables are generally very easy to make. These lentil-stuffed zucchini … Continue reading

07. July 2011 by laura k
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Squash and Tomato Crumble

A few weeks ago, Matt of MattBites.com shared a simple little recipe that completely blew my mind, for these lovely vegetable crumbles. Vegetable crumbles! The name is so plain, and his single paragraph describing them is so quiet and unassuming. … Continue reading

25. October 2010 by laura k
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