Fall

Roasted Winter Veggies

December 28, 2009 Dinner

The icy, wintery air outside gives me cravings for hearty, soothing meals that warm the soul. Some of my favorite winter treats are also the simplest to make. Roasted winter vegetables require little prep time and even less money before sitting down to a hot, comforting dinner. They are also an easy side dish to [...]

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Sweet Potato Pie

November 23, 2009 Desserts and Sweets

This time of year, when we get overloaded with all things pumpkin (pumpkin soup, pumpkin pie, pumpkin bread, pumpkin butter, pumpkin oats), let’s not forget about our friend the sweet potato. Sure, we all know and love the celebrated sweet potato casserole, but the sweet potato can do so much more! She is much sweeter [...]

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Oven Roasted Turnip Fries

November 3, 2009 Fall

Turnips are my latest veggie addiction and I predict that turnips will replace kale as the “it” food this winter. In other words, turnips are the new kale. For those of you who are unfamiliar with turnips, they are root vegetables that closely resemble beets. Their skins are typically white and purple and they are [...]

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Sweet and Spicy Roasted Japanese Pumpkin

October 30, 2009 Fall

After reading about Heather’s many meals featuring japanese pumpkin (kabocha), I decided to try making my own. Besides, it’s the perfect time of year for roasted veggies. I couldn’t find kabocha at my local grocery store, but I was able to find it at the japanese grocery store. But, it was pretty pricey, esp for [...]

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Simple Lentil Dal

August 13, 2009 Fall

As you all know by now, Jessica and I both love indian inspired foods. But, it seems that no matter how hard I try to make classic indian dishes, they just don’t turn out quite right. Recently, a friend’s mom started her own blog, Healthy Indian Food From Mom, featuring traditional indian recipes that she [...]

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