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Goat Cheese Stuffed Mini Bell Peppers

Goat Cheese Stuffed Mini Bell Peppers

MINIATURE FOOD. This is a problem for me. Whenever I walk by mini food at the farmer’s market, out comes my wallet and there goes my good judgment. If it’s tiny, I must have it. Baby eggplant, baby zucchini…once I even bought baby sweet potatoes. Once I peeled them, there wasn’t much left, but what[click for recipe and more]

Basil, Onion, Avocado & Tomato (BOAT) Sandwich

Basil, Onion, Avocado & Tomato (BOAT) Sandwich

This isn’t really a recipe. It’s just a sandwich, and not one of those gourmet fancy-pants overstuffed deep-fried grilled cheeses or anything else that’s particularly noteworthy. But I just realized (while staring sadly at the last of my heirloom tomatoes) that I haven’t shared this on the blog. If I don’t do it now, I’ll[click for recipe and more]

Vegan Spinach & Mushroom Lasagna Rolls with Sun-dried Tomato Cream Sauce

Vegan Spinach & Mushroom Lasagna Rolls with Sun-dried Tomato Cream Sauce

Sometimes it’s hard to get inspired in the kitchen. I can’t tell you how many nights I get home late, and I’m tired and brain-dead and still have more work to do, so I end up scrambling a couple of eggs, wolfing them down in front of my laptop, and calling that dinner. It’s less-than-inspiring[click for recipe and more]

Basil Ice Cream

Basil Ice Cream

I know what you’re thinking. I thought the same thing. Herbs in ice cream? Ice cream is sweet. Chocolate, strawberry, cookie dough…all of those belong in ice cream. Not something you dig out of your backyard. But when I got a huge bunch of fresh basil in my CSA box, I just didn’t feel like[click for recipe and more]