Category Archives: Vegetables

Winter Vegetable Fried Rice

Growing up, my parents always stressed the importance of eating vegetables. We had at least one fruit or vegetable at every meal and it wasn’t an option not to eat them. And like most children, I didn’t want to eat … Continue reading

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Stuffed zucchini

And for the final zucchini centered post, stuffed summer squash! I usually shy away from stuffed anything because I feel that it is wasteful to throw out insides. This recipe however has you chop insides and mix them into the … Continue reading

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Zucchini Fritters

My co-op has a fun flyer/program. It is called “Twelve for Forty”. Basically, they post recipes for dinner 6 nights per week for people sticking to a budget. If you follow their plan, you can make dinner for two adults … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Gratin

I’m still trying to cook with local veges that are in season.  Right now  salad green, spinach, asparagus, and potatoes have been arriving weekly  in my CSA box.  A month ago it was kale, chard, and sweet potatoes.  I’m always … Continue reading

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Tempura

Fried food isn’t very photogenic, but it sure is tasty.  I got J a deep fryer for Christmas.  He saw it as we were walking through Costco.  I rarely fry anything for dinner, but he wanted it and it seemed … Continue reading

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Vegetable Stir Fry

I’m trying to eat less meat and more veges for environmental as well as health reason.  Because I lead an active lifestyle and I need my protein, I’ve turned to tofu or other bean products on nights I don’t eat … Continue reading

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Gazpacho-cold summer vegetable soup

The AC is on and the windows are closed.  It isn’t even as hot as it was a month ago, but it feels like summer-warm winds, leaving work by 5pm, laying out by the pool, and lots of grilling. Gazpacho … Continue reading

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Potato Wedges

Planning meals for the week, I try to mix it up ingredients and not do too many repeats.  But one thing I never get sick of is potatoes.  Baked, in soup, in pasta….   Just about the only way I don’t … Continue reading

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Harvest Vegetable Soup

It all started with a roasted chicken.  Trying to get the most of my $15 dollars, I decided to make soup from the leftovers and the contents of my latest CSA box. The chicken bones and some meat was cooked … Continue reading

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