An A-I dinner on the run (minus the feta)

Posted by on March 24, 2012 at 3:39 pm
An A-I dinner (minus the feta) by dishesmenlikephotos

An A-I dinner (minus the feta), a photo by dishesmenlikephotos on Flickr. Making dinner on the run for the last couple of weeks has prompted a focus on “what can I make in 20 minutes or less that’s still healthy”? Here’s the answer: Tortillitas with shrimp (a Bittman recipe for pancakes made with garbanzo/fava bean […]

‘Fessing up with veggie doldrums

Posted by on February 21, 2012 at 11:38 am

It makes my husband crazy when I buy berries in winter. Strawberries from Mexico, blueberries from Chile. Eating seasonally is definitely preferred.  And widening our carbon footprint with produce transported across multiple time zones isn’t in keeping with my values. The cause of my lapse? The annual winter veggie/fruit doldrums. It seems to hit every year […]

“Autumn” minestrone for a blustery April Monday

Posted by on April 4, 2011 at 10:20 pm
"Autumn" minestrone

I’ve had soup on the brain for days. Mostly because it has rained every day for a week plus.  So an old Moosewood recipe came in handy today when the temperature topped out at 49 degrees and showers persisted. Chock full of all kinds of vegetables for Meatless Monday, “Autumn” minestrone is perfect for cool […]