Posts Tagged: lunch

Ruby Salad with Feta and Spicy Pepitas
/ Erin

Ruby Salad with Feta and Spicy Pepitas

This salad lured me in visually.  I have recently joined the ranks of pinterest users.  I know that I am late to the party.    No one will ever accuse me of being an early adopter of technology or social media.  Anyway,

Ruby Salad with Feta and Spicy Pepitas
/ Erin

Ruby Salad with Feta and Spicy Pepitas

This salad lured me in visually.  I have recently joined the ranks of pinterest users.  I know that I am late to the party.    No one will ever accuse me of being an early adopter of technology or social media.  Anyway,

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Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Chorizo/ A story about my cat

My wonderful cat Hazel loves Brussel sprouts.  He likes to chew on green things, and I am happy to provide him with anything that will keep him away from my begonias.  Brussel sprouts are not only tasty to Hazel, they

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Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Chorizo/ A story about my cat

My wonderful cat Hazel loves Brussel sprouts.  He likes to chew on green things, and I am happy to provide him with anything that will keep him away from my begonias.  Brussel sprouts are not only tasty to Hazel, they

Golden Split Pea Fritters with Bacon and Chanterelle Mushrooms
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2013/09/29/golden-split-pea-fritters-with-bacon-and-chanterelle-mushrooms-gluten-free-or-not/
/ Erin

Golden Split Pea Fritters with Bacon and Chanterelle Mushrooms (Gluten-free or not)

The beauty of this fritter recipe is that it combines very expensive ingredients (chanterelle) with very cheap ingredients (yellow split peas).  Yellow split peas are among my favourite legumes.  They have a cheerful color, a sweet flavour and a texture

Golden Split Pea Fritters with Bacon and Chanterelle Mushrooms
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2013/09/29/golden-split-pea-fritters-with-bacon-and-chanterelle-mushrooms-gluten-free-or-not/
/ Erin

Golden Split Pea Fritters with Bacon and Chanterelle Mushrooms (Gluten-free or not)

The beauty of this fritter recipe is that it combines very expensive ingredients (chanterelle) with very cheap ingredients (yellow split peas).  Yellow split peas are among my favourite legumes.  They have a cheerful color, a sweet flavour and a texture

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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

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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

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Chilled Avocado Soup/ Last Minute Cold Soup Roundup

The weather has been a weirdly beautiful this  August in NYC.  We only had a few weeks of unbearable heat and humidity (back in July).  August has been sunny and not too hot and only occasionally a little bit muggy.

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Chilled Avocado Soup/ Last Minute Cold Soup Roundup

The weather has been a weirdly beautiful this  August in NYC.  We only had a few weeks of unbearable heat and humidity (back in July).  August has been sunny and not too hot and only occasionally a little bit muggy.

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Fried Lima Beans with Feta, Sorrel, Sumac and Lemon

This recipe combines beans that originated in Peru with cooking techniques and spices from the Middle East AND the little green things that are starting to come out of the ground at this moment in New York State.  It used

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Fried Lima Beans with Feta, Sorrel, Sumac and Lemon

This recipe combines beans that originated in Peru with cooking techniques and spices from the Middle East AND the little green things that are starting to come out of the ground at this moment in New York State.  It used

Crushed Olive Salad with Celery and Mint
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2013/04/17/crushed-green-olive-salad-with-celery-and-mint/
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Crushed Green Olive Salad with Celery and Mint

I knew I was going to love this salad as soon as I read the recipe.  I am a big fan of good green olives and celery.  In fact, when I travel I always pack green olives and celery as

Crushed Olive Salad with Celery and Mint
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2013/04/17/crushed-green-olive-salad-with-celery-and-mint/
/ Erin

Crushed Green Olive Salad with Celery and Mint

I knew I was going to love this salad as soon as I read the recipe.  I am a big fan of good green olives and celery.  In fact, when I travel I always pack green olives and celery as

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Wilted Collard Green Salad with Peanuts and Black Eyed Peas

This recipe caught my eye because it reminded me of the Palaver recipe that my sister posted long ago.  That is a very good stew, but this salad is easier to carry to work for lunch.  The classic African combination of peanuts,

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Wilted Collard Green Salad with Peanuts and Black Eyed Peas

This recipe caught my eye because it reminded me of the Palaver recipe that my sister posted long ago.  That is a very good stew, but this salad is easier to carry to work for lunch.  The classic African combination of peanuts,

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Pumpkin Walnut Soup

I have been very attracted lately to soup recipes that are made rich by the addition of nuts rather than cream.  Last winter I made two soups that were enriched with cashew cream (curried broccoli soup and cream of mushroom

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Pumpkin Walnut Soup

I have been very attracted lately to soup recipes that are made rich by the addition of nuts rather than cream.  Last winter I made two soups that were enriched with cashew cream (curried broccoli soup and cream of mushroom

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Roasted Cauliflower with Hazelnuts and Pickled Celery

When I was about 9 years old I  received as a gift a beautiful set of Nijinsky and Pavlova paper dolls which depicted all of their costumes from the Ballet Russe.  I was so taken with these costumes that I

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Roasted Cauliflower with Hazelnuts and Pickled Celery

When I was about 9 years old I  received as a gift a beautiful set of Nijinsky and Pavlova paper dolls which depicted all of their costumes from the Ballet Russe.  I was so taken with these costumes that I