Balsamic Roasted Vegetables

October 1, 2012 Dinner

I love roasted vegetables on chilly fall and winter nights. I especially love how easy they are to make. Chop up a medley of favorites, spread on a baking pan and toss into the oven- et voila! You can serve as a side dish with practically anything- fish, pasta, rice, or even crispy fried tofu. [...]

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Mushy Peas

January 22, 2012 Side Dishes

As you well know- if you’ve been reading this blog any time at all- I’m obsessed with British culture. (I’m currently watching the Forsyte Saga, so good!) Including the food. I first tried mushy peas while in London a few years back. At first, I was skeptical. Mushy peas isn’t a flattering name- sounds about [...]

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Not Another Boring Potato Salad

May 24, 2011 Side Dishes

To be honest, I’m not crazy about potato salad. Sure, it’s my go-to at potlucks and barbecues that don’t often have many vegetarian options. But for me, it’s hard to get excited about cold, boiled potatoes. And don’t get me started on the gloppy mayonnaise dressing. Am I right? Despite my complaints, I have a [...]

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Veggie Pot Pie with Black Pepper Biscuits

May 4, 2011 Dinner

For Easter Sunday I wanted to make a meal that my fiancé wouldn’t soon forget.  As soon as I saw Joy The Baker’s recipe for chicken pot pie, I knew it was the the recipe for me.  It also, quite coincidentally, served as the long lost veggie pot pie recipe I’d been searching everywhere for. [...]

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