Tag Archive 'greens'

Jan 13 2012

“Get Well Soon” Minestrone Soup

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My birthday was last week and Greg had planned an awesome trip to Virgina wine country for 2 relaxing days in a hotel complete with spa treatments for me, nice dinner reservations and successive tasting tours at 3 nearby wineries.  Sounds like a blissful and romantic way to forget about welcome turning 30, right? Until [...]

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Jan 06 2012

Spaghetti Squash, Kale and Sausage Casserole

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  Before I launch into this, let me say that I know how snotty this sounds.  I do, really, but here it goes. Sometimes, I think I’m going pull an optical muscle with all the eye-rolling I do at the recipes people post on Pinterest.  Sometimes people (especially other bloggers) pin beautiful, inventive, delicious-sounding recipes [...]

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Nov 09 2011

Apple, Mushroom and Kale-stuffed Pork Tenderloin

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I have this fascination with making fancy roasts, probably because I don’t think I can do it.  There’s this image of a Betty Draper-esque housewife who is told at 2 pm that her husband is bringing home important people for dinner and she whips up something fabulous, inevitably a roast beast of some sort.  I [...]

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Oct 21 2011

Chicken Meatballs with Kale Polenta

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I sometimes have trouble explaining food to people who are interested in food but know very little about it.  Like when I casually mentioned to someone that I was making this recipe–explaining polenta to him (or trying to) almost ended our friendship.  It went a little something like this: Him: Polenta?  What is that? Me: [...]

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Jun 20 2011

Lemon Pepper Radish Soup

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I had radishes, with their tops, languishing in the fridge for way too long.  I knew if I let them sit there, I’d keep putting off using them until they were bound for the compost bin and no one wants that.  That’s just sad. So, I riffed off a soup I made and froze last [...]

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