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Category: Vegetables

Squash and Tomato Casserole

Squash and Tomato Casserole

I don’t know what’s up with these funky 1970s colored cookbook images. I’ve been having an off week in my food photo shoots. I blame daylight savings time, because everything that is wrong this week is because of that. I don’t know how exactly, but […]

Curried Butternut Squash Soup

Curried Butternut Squash Soup

Curried Butternut Squash Soup with coconut milk. The perfect fall soup to warm you from the inside out.

Tomato, Cucumber and Avocado Salad

Tomato, Cucumber and Avocado Salad

This is one of those non-recipe recipes that I never think are important enough to post, but I’ve been proven wrong many times as to what’s popular and what’s not. I feel like I’ve said this very exact thing on numerous posts but I am […]

Kung Pao Tofu

Kung Pao Tofu

I go meatless whenever I run out of meat in my fridge, which has been pretty frequently nowadays. Now that my kids are out of the house and in school, I have ample time to finish an endless to do list I’ve written because I […]

Bean Burrito Bowls

Bean Burrito Bowls

For all the recipes I have, I’m a pretty lazy individual. And at least once a week my family enjoys beans and rice because I forgot to defrost meat, or go to the grocery store. We started with plain old black beans and rice for […]

Bok Choy and Shiitake Stir Fry

Bok Choy and Shiitake Stir Fry

I’ve always been hesitant to document what I think are unworthy recipes because if I didn’t take hours to prepare it, it may not look good enough to you. That logic hasn’t really worked for me yet. I’ve noticed that some recipes are extremely popular […]

Japanese soy vinegar pickled cucumbers

Japanese soy vinegar pickled cucumbers

I wanted something a little different than the typical pickled cucumbers to accompany some Asian dishes I’ve been making. These Japanese pickles use a combination of soy sauce, vinegar, water and sugar. They are great as a simple cold side dish, or on top of […]

Okra Tempura

Okra Tempura

I don’t know if there’s any way to convert okra haters to okra lovers. The slimy texture and the way it slides down your throat a little too easily, the fuzzy exterior and how it pricks your skin when handling them, the way it makes […]