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Peach Pie for Pi Day

Cleaning out the freezer and math happened to collide in our kitchen, so we thought we would share the results. This peach pie recipe is a take-off on one that was quite popular at our restaurant, and that was a take off on one from The Frog Commissary Cookbook, one of our favorites. Not that […]

March 14, 2014  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Recipes  One Comment

Wonderful Homemade Knish

Most every culture has some kind of filled dumpling recipe. The Polish serve Pierogies, while the Italian Ravioli. Chinese have numerous and varied recipes from potstickers to things we cannot begin to pronounce correctly. Do a search on the internet and you will find an abundance of recipes to choose from. Although we had heard […]

December 17, 2013  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Recipes, You are What You Eat  No Comments

My Big Fat Greek Eggplant

Recently at our local deli, a platter of Eggplant Rollatini caught our eye. So we tried some, and although it was very good and an interesting presentation, it was really nothing more than another version of Eggplant Parmesan. Challenge accepted. Peel one large eggplant and slice lengthwise 1/4″-1/2″ thick. Place in colander and salt to […]

April 14, 2013  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Recipes  2 Comments

Tastes Like, Well…

Like many other people, Mandolin and I have been moving towards a more plant based diet. Of course this means adapting old and finding new recipes. We’ve been using more Tofu; made from soy beans it’s a wonderful source of protein. Unfortunately there is a lot of GE soybeans out there, so be sure to […]

February 24, 2013  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: Recipes  3 Comments

Not Your Momma’s Stuffed Peppers

This recipe is for vegan stuffed peppers, but you can adjust it to what you like. It will make 4 peppers, but we only had 3 to stuff. What remained was enjoyed as a sloppy joe. You’ll need: 6 oz. Smart Ground vegetable protein crumbles (or 8 oz. ground meat, cooked and drained) 4 red, […]

February 12, 2013  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Recipes  One Comment

Eating Leaves

If the title seems odd to you, think about it. We eat leaves all the time- lettuce, spinach, swiss chard, kale, cabbage and so on. There are other leaves we can enjoy as well, that you may not know about. Eating turnip leaves was new to me, likewise beet greens. The one that seemed the […]

October 30, 2012  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: Recipes  2 Comments

How to Make Your Own (Artisan-Style) Pizzas pt.2

So now you’ve made pizza dough- alright- you rock! You can top it simply enough with store bought pizza sauce and cheese… but you don’t want to do that. Try taking it to the next level. Note: Since you have par-baked your crust, if you want to add meat as a topping, it’s best to […]

October 20, 2012  Tags: , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Recipes  One Comment


Although it’s mid-October the zucchini is still growing strong. And prolific. Finding a new way to use it gets difficult as the season wears on. So we gathered up an assortment of other veggies we had, deciding to try something a little different. The zucchini, along with hot and sweet peppers, green beans, onion, garlic, […]

October 7, 2012  Tags: , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Recipes  No Comments

Raspberry-Mango Jam

You can now find this recipe along with many others here.

September 8, 2012  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Recipes  No Comments

Lemon-Veggie Mushroom Fritata

Last week we looked at a different way to eat your veggies- Lemon-Ginger Seared Veggie Salad. We hate to see food get wasted, ever- so wanted to share with you a way to use the leftovers. Then there’s the whole cook once, eat twice time-savers that can rock your kitchen. Wait, did we just say […]

August 14, 2012  Tags: , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Recipes  5 Comments