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Moroccan Lentil and Garbanzo Bean Stew

Warm and comforting, flavorful and beautifully spiced, this stew was a real winner. Here’s what you need: 1/3 cup olive oil 2 ribs of celery, diced 1 medium brown onion, diced 2 tablespoons grated ginger (I used the kind that … Continue reading

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Carrot, Garbanzo & Golden Raisin Salad with Tahini Dressing

For Rosh Hashanah, I was tasked with bringing a side.  And because I wanted it to be dairy free, I looked at Smitten Kitchen’s recipes for vegan dishes and came across this carrot salad.  It was such a hit that … Continue reading

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Salmon with Lemon and Dill, Roasted in “You Had Me At” Butter

I’m always looking for ways to entertain myself while breastfeeding.  For those of you who have done it, you know it takes a fair amount of your time.  In the age of smartphones, of course I am always checking out … Continue reading

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Apple Yogurt Cake

In Northern California, summer is the time for Gravenstein apples.  Sweet and tart, they are perfect for baking.  And thanks to Nicki – and Danielle’s tree – I had a good load of them just waiting to be eaten.  They … Continue reading

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Zucchini, Burrata, and Basil Pasta Salad

First and foremost, apologies for the significant time between posts.  As many of you know, I’m pregnant, and being pregnant has reverted me back to child-like eating and little desire for cooking (it doesn’t help that just standing in the … Continue reading

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Easy Shrimp Scampi

For Valentine’s Day, Patrick and I asked Grandma and Grandpa if they were “free” for dinner.  Grandma said of course, and could we please incorporate shrimp or fish into anything we ate – regardless of the cuisine – at Grandpa’s … Continue reading

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Blueberry Crumb Cake

Yesterday, I had the urge to bake, and while blueberries aren’t as available as they were a couple of months ago, I really wanted to make a blueberry crumb cake I had tried once before.  Much to my chagrin, when … Continue reading

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Versunkener Apfelkuchen (Sunken Apple Honey Cake)

Sitting at my desk at work yesterday, Smitten Kitchen posted a new recipe, and it couldn’t have been more timely, Sunken Apple Honey Cake on erev Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year when we eat apples and honey to celebrate … Continue reading

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Curry Slaw

For the Fourth o’ July, we were asked to bring a slaw-ish side.  While the traditional mayonnaise version is delicious, we decided to go a little less traditional and make a curry slaw inspired by a restaurant in Napa called … Continue reading

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BLTA Salad with Caeser-Ish Dressing

Patrick requested a light and tasty dinner, so I decided to make some creamy dressing and toss it with a BLTA salad.  This dinner was light and delicious with a Caesar-ish dressing — although I must admit, didn’t yield many … Continue reading

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