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October 06, 20115 Comments

FALL 2011. HAPPY 1ST BIRTHDAY, WEEKLY GREENS! 10.07.11

One year, 46 feature ingredients and 368 recipes ago, Weekly Greens was born. Happy birthday! Those with kids know the first year is marked by high highs and a few desperate valleys, all tied together with noteworthy milestones and hopefully more joyful moments than tearful ones. This celebration is no different. I’ve joked that Weekly Greens is my third child. I’ve likened it to a newborn and this analogy is so fitting. It started as a tiny seed and took months in the making. The process of its birth was long, exhausting and at times, painful. There is even a scar. But what emerged was worth the wait. And then there were the long nights. Oh boy, were there long, sleepless nights. And the constant feedings. This is the hungriest “baby” I’ve ever had the pleasure of feeding, actually. At a rate of roughly one new recipe per day for a year, it’s no wonder I am tired. Come to think of it, I bet you’re tired, too. I’ve tossed a lot of information your way, perhaps too much to digest (literally and figuratively). Continue reading ›

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MOST VIEWED RECIPE

Summer Squash Shells with Ricotta

MOST FUN TO MAKE

Homemade Ricotta

BEST PHOTOS

Blackberry Pop Tarts

MOST SURPRISING HIT WITH KIDS

Curried Eggplant with Chickpeas

MOST LIKELY TO IMPRESS YOUR FRIENDS

Turkey Roast with Prosciutto, Prunes and Sage

MOST LIKELY TO BE REPEATED YEAR ROUND

Linguine with Pesto Rustico

MOST LIKELY TO MAKE MY HUSBAND GROAN (IN A BAD WAY)

 Mixed Grains with Tofu, Lemon and Arugula

MOST LIKELY TO MAKE MY HUSBAND GROAN (IN A GOOD WAY!)

Turkey Tacos

LEAST LIKELY TO BECOME LEFTOVERS

Roast Chicken with Bread Salad

MOST LIKELY TO BE GIFTED

Homemade Granola

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