Monthly Archives: January 2012

Tri-Colored Lentil Soup

January 17, 20129 Comments

One great way to enjoy more home cooked meals without actually doing more cooking is to make large batches and freeze half. Of course, not every recipe lends itself to this trick. However, most soups I make are perfect for the freezer and I’m always happy to find them a short while later for a quick lunch or a supplement to a hastily tossed together dinner. Continue reading ›

What’s for Dinner?

January 13, 20125 Comments

One of the most frequent reader questions I get is whether or not I have any slow cooker recipes to recommend? Up until now, the answer has been not. As in, not a clue. Not at all. And probably not gonna happen. Continue reading ›

Homemade Peanut Pecan Butter with Honey

January 10, 20124 Comments

If I added up how much money I’ve spent on nut butters, it would be an appalling figure. Andy loves crunchy peanut butter, I love smooth almond butter, I keep cashew butter around to thicken up smoothies…it’s really gotten out of hand. Continue reading ›

What’s for Dinner?

January 06, 2012Leave a comment

To say I struck a nerve with the juice post would be a gross understatement. Apparently this crowd is ready for some cleansing and a return to healthy eating! I hear you on that. Pictured above is a pile of produce that eventually became juice in my kitchen. Winter produce is terrific for juicing. The fennel, kale, lemons and pears you see above are all at peak right now. But what happens after a few juice-centric days? Continue reading ›

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