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End of Summer Soup

Sorry I’ve been absent for a few weeks. Little Guy and I were out of town trying to milk the last of summer for everything we could get out of it. We got a lot of rain! Now we’re busy getting ready for fall. Fall is my favorite season for cooking. It’s cool enough to … Continue reading

Vegeriffic Veggie Sauce

It’s Meatless Monday again and this time there were no mistakes! So far I’ve just made Monday pasta night, and tonight we again stuck to the safe Italian meatless theme and had calzones. I had some pizza dough that I made over the weekend in the freezer so I pulled that out and whipped together … Continue reading

Beautiful Food

I’ve spent a good part of the last week reading some of the most amazing food blogs on the web. Some have pictures that make me want to sign up for photography classes. My favorite for photography is Cannelle et Vanille. Others have writing that reads like poetry – good poetry. If you want to … Continue reading

The Sage in Bloom

This week the barrel planter that held last summer’s herb garden gave a homesick Texan a little treat. My sage bloomed. I wanted to let it completely bloom and go to seed, but the sage looks really nice this year, and I’ll want a little of that for some roast chicken soon. In the fall … Continue reading

Meatless Monday Attempt #1: Dinner only this week

Tonight is Monday, and we are going to have our first intentional Meatless Monday dinner. It’s a gimme dinner – pasta with a braised tomato sauce and salad. Right now leftover tomatoes are braising in the oven with garlic, olive oil, leftover basil from a recipe last week, wild onions from my in-laws’ back yard, … Continue reading