Monthly Archives: May 2010

Kale Pesto Pizza

If you’re looking for a good way to get some more green leafy vegetables into your diet and are ready for a new variety of weekend pizza, consider kale. It’s in season, it’s good for you, and it tastes great. … Continue reading

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Stuffed Pattypan Squash

I love squash, especially when it’s fresh from the farmer’s market. I’d never had pattypan squash before (as far as I can remember), but I can now confidently assert that they are as delicious as they are adorable. Stuffed Pattypan … Continue reading

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FoodCorps

Perhaps you’ve run across the buzz about how horrible school lunches are, how we’re creating an obese generation, and how overwhelming the situation looks? Well, amidst all the head-shaking and hype, it’s nice to see a group with a practical … Continue reading

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Kale Soup

Some days, what’s for dinner is whatever happens to be in the refrigerator. Yesterday I’d had a long day so I just went with leftovers– but that left me with nothing for lunch for today. So I dug through the … Continue reading

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Soft Lemon Cheese

I love cheese. I really love cheese. I mean I REALLY love cheese. So I decided to make some. Granted, I’ve never done it before. I have no real idea what it is I am doing. But when my family … Continue reading

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Pasta Sauce and “Fixin’ It Up”

Although I’m generally a big proponent of cooking from scratch, there are a few things which save enough time and don’t too badly impair nutritional content that I’m happy to make them from a jar. Pasta sauce is one of … Continue reading

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Portobello “Burger”

When you’re away at work, class, or whatever other obligations for 11+ hours per day, coming home and being able to fix something to eat quickly is key. Hence my latest favorite food: portobello burgers. Assuming you have the ingredients … Continue reading

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Simply Cooking Eggs

Let’s talk eggs. As you may have noticed, I eat a lot of them. Also, they may be in the Number 1 spot of foods I think everyone should be able to make. So today I’m going to cover the … Continue reading

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Blender Mayonnaise, or, Why I Love Betty Crocker

Mayonnaise is one of those foods that I knew one could, theoretically, make at home, but never thought would be worth the trouble. Until tonight when I came home all ready to broil up a portobello “burger” and realized that … Continue reading

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Jasmine Brown Rice with Mushrooms and Leeks

These are many foods I love: mushrooms, jasmine brown rice, leeks, cheese, easy-over eggs. Actually, eggs in general. And because I have very limited meat consumption, eggs are not only delicious for me but an important protein source. Still, have … Continue reading

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