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Turnip Soup with Greens from Greens

I have recently become a little bit addicted to cookbooks. Awhile ago, I realized (duh) that I could check them out from the library, and decided that was an excellent way to test drive a book to see if I … Continue reading

12. April 2012 by laura k
Categories: recipes, soups, vegetarian | Tags: , , , | 1 comment

Creamy Mushroom and Chicken Pasta

I think for a minute there I started to go into hibernation. The grey and the cold and the snow, well, let’s just say it makes me feel awfully unmotivated. The lure of True Blood and Cougar Town, and of … Continue reading

07. December 2010 by laura k
Categories: pasta, poultry, sauces | Tags: , , , , , | 7 comments

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
Categories: vegetables, vegetarian | Tags: , , , , , , , | 4 comments

Wine and Dine: Bolognese

I’ve always loved the idea of spending a Sunday afternoon with a bubbling pot of tomatoey ragu sitting on the stove, and last weekend, I finally did it. You can read about my Sunday Supper Bolognese at the Union Bulletin’s … Continue reading

29. September 2010 by laura k
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Wild Rice Salad with Peppers and Carrots

I spent the first 10 days of July back in Boston, the land of steamy air, unexpected thunderstorms, sticky skin, and at least for me on this vacation, no cooking. We ate nearly all of our meals in restaurants or … Continue reading

13. July 2010 by laura k
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Swiss Chard and Red Pepper Gratin

What? Another gratin? Has the kitchen really gotten this boring? Well, actually no. This gratin couldn’t be more different from last week’s Sweet Potato and Spinach Gratin. In fact, I’m not even really sure that this is a gratin. It … Continue reading

09. March 2010 by laura k
Categories: breakfast, eggs, grains, vegetables, vegetarian | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 3 comments

Barley, Pumpkin, and Swiss Chard Salad

I’m not quite sure that it’s right to call this a salad. Maybe it’s a pilaf? It’s warm, and full of vegetables and nuts and grains. It’s a hodgepodge of flavors and textures. It’s finished off with a quick drizzle … Continue reading

19. January 2010 by laura k
Categories: grains, salads, vegetables, vegetarian | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 2 comments

Lentils with Tuna and Caramelized Shallots

I will be the first to admit that this is not the most attractive meal. However, it is so darned tasty and easy that, from its first accidental inception in my kitchen it has rapidly become one of my favorite … Continue reading

06. October 2009 by laura k
Categories: beans, fish | Tags: , , , , , | 1 comment

Mushroom Sausage Puffs

I love puff pastry. I consider it a culinary wonder. But it’s not exactly something you can have for dinner every night, and most of the uses to which puff pastry can be put fall firmly in the appetizer category. … Continue reading

02. June 2009 by laura k
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Pollo al ajillo

The last month has been crazy. Between finishing graduate school, preparing for a job interview, and traveling to California and to Washington within the space of a week, I hardly had a chance to breathe. Then I came back from … Continue reading

19. May 2009 by laura k
Categories: poultry | Tags: , , , , , | 3 comments