Posts Tagged: adaptable

hummus and yam sandwich

Pro snacking for lazy yet well-intentioned students

I’m studying biology right now (well I was until taking a break to write this blog post) and snacking on a delicious hummus and yam sandwich. Truth is I have a better diet when I’m sharing meals with others. When

hummus and yam sandwich

Pro snacking for lazy yet well-intentioned students

I’m studying biology right now (well I was until taking a break to write this blog post) and snacking on a delicious hummus and yam sandwich. Truth is I have a better diet when I’m sharing meals with others. When

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/ Erin

Kabocha Pumpkin and Chestnut Soup with Chorizo

For the last 12 years , I have had an on again off again job, for just one day a week,  in the Murray Hill neighborhood of Manhattan.  I don’t actually work in Manhattan much, except when I am performing

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Kabocha Pumpkin and Chestnut Soup with Chorizo

For the last 12 years , I have had an on again off again job, for just one day a week,  in the Murray Hill neighborhood of Manhattan.  I don’t actually work in Manhattan much, except when I am performing

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Oat Cookies that Embrace Complexity (gluten-free)

I was raised by a single mom.  She married my kind, adventurous and frequently infuriating step father when I was nine,  but, by then a complicated child rearing system was well in place.  The system involved grandparents, the expectation that

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Oat Cookies that Embrace Complexity (gluten-free)

I was raised by a single mom.  She married my kind, adventurous and frequently infuriating step father when I was nine,  but, by then a complicated child rearing system was well in place.  The system involved grandparents, the expectation that

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/ Erin

Smokey Buttermilk Dressing for Crisp Romaine Salad

In the summer, my girlfriends and I are fairly regular customers at Flatbush Farm and Bar(n).  They have great cocktails (I recommend The Garden Snake and also the Sidecar).  They have Lem (an awesome bartender and all around great fella).

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/ Erin

Smokey Buttermilk Dressing for Crisp Romaine Salad

In the summer, my girlfriends and I are fairly regular customers at Flatbush Farm and Bar(n).  They have great cocktails (I recommend The Garden Snake and also the Sidecar).  They have Lem (an awesome bartender and all around great fella).

Nolichucky Bluffs B and B
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2013/09/21/mystery-squash-gratin-nolichuckey-bluffs-b-andb/
/ Erin

Mystery Squash Gratin/ Nolichuckey Bluffs B and B

I mentioned in the Succotash post, that my husband and I visited family and went camping in Eastern Tennessee recently.  Well, we also stayed at a wonderful Bed and Breakfast.  Our camping trip was followed directly by a visit to

Nolichucky Bluffs B and B
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Mystery Squash Gratin/ Nolichuckey Bluffs B and B

I mentioned in the Succotash post, that my husband and I visited family and went camping in Eastern Tennessee recently.  Well, we also stayed at a wonderful Bed and Breakfast.  Our camping trip was followed directly by a visit to

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Fried Ripe Tomatoes (Gluten-free or not)

Fried Ripe Tomatoes are a cousin to classic fried green tomatoes.  Green tomatoes fry up well because they are still a bit hard.  You can dredge them in batter or cornmeal, throw them into hot oil and they do not

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Fried Ripe Tomatoes (Gluten-free or not)

Fried Ripe Tomatoes are a cousin to classic fried green tomatoes.  Green tomatoes fry up well because they are still a bit hard.  You can dredge them in batter or cornmeal, throw them into hot oil and they do not

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/ Erin

Eastern Tennessee Harvest- Succotash

When I was in the fourth grade, I found a recipe for succotash in the recipe section of the local newspaper.  It caught my fancy, and my mother agreed to help me make it.  Succotash is corn and lima bean stew

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Eastern Tennessee Harvest- Succotash

When I was in the fourth grade, I found a recipe for succotash in the recipe section of the local newspaper.  It caught my fancy, and my mother agreed to help me make it.  Succotash is corn and lima bean stew

coconut chia seed puddinghttp://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2013/08/25/coconut-chia-seed-pudding/
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Coconut Chia Seed Pudding

Last summer I posted a recipe for chia seed pudding with figs and blackberries.  I expected to eat nothing but chia seed pudding for breakfast all year-long, because it is so delicious and healthful, but I didn’t.  You can make

coconut chia seed puddinghttp://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2013/08/25/coconut-chia-seed-pudding/
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Coconut Chia Seed Pudding

Last summer I posted a recipe for chia seed pudding with figs and blackberries.  I expected to eat nothing but chia seed pudding for breakfast all year-long, because it is so delicious and healthful, but I didn’t.  You can make

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/ Erin

Salmon Marinated in Spiced Yogurt (grilled or baked) with Rhubarb Chutney

I’ve been having a big craving for spicy, hot food.  We’ve been eating lots of spicy chickpea pancakes and bhel puri with very spicy green chutney.  This salmon dish does not have to be super hot, but if you use

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Salmon Marinated in Spiced Yogurt (grilled or baked) with Rhubarb Chutney

I’ve been having a big craving for spicy, hot food.  We’ve been eating lots of spicy chickpea pancakes and bhel puri with very spicy green chutney.  This salmon dish does not have to be super hot, but if you use

Raw Asparagus Salad
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2013/06/05/raw-asparagus-salad-asparagus-avocado-and-goat-cheese-open-faced-sandwich/
/ Erin

Raw Asparagus Salad/ Asparagus, Avocado and Goat Cheese Open-Faced Sandwich

Recipes for raw asparagus salad have been catching my eye lately….Raw Asparagus and Quinoa Salad on My Darling Lemon Thyme, Asparagus Mint Slaw on Saveur and sooooo many recipes for raw shaved asparagus with lemon and pecorino.  It turns out the raw

Raw Asparagus Salad
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2013/06/05/raw-asparagus-salad-asparagus-avocado-and-goat-cheese-open-faced-sandwich/
/ Erin

Raw Asparagus Salad/ Asparagus, Avocado and Goat Cheese Open-Faced Sandwich

Recipes for raw asparagus salad have been catching my eye lately….Raw Asparagus and Quinoa Salad on My Darling Lemon Thyme, Asparagus Mint Slaw on Saveur and sooooo many recipes for raw shaved asparagus with lemon and pecorino.  It turns out the raw