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Sweet Corn Chowder with Shrimp

September 10th, 2012 · 1 Comment

With fall on the way, I had the idea of a fresh corn chowder teeming with local sweet corn before it disappears from the markets. I kept it as simple as possible to really let the corn shine. To make a meal out of it, I sauteed some wild Key West shrimp in garlic, finished [...]

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Tags: at market · recipes · soup · summer · weeknight meals

Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup

March 5th, 2012 · 8 Comments

When she heard I was finally conquering my slow cooker phobia, my friend Jill was quick to share her favorite black bean soup recipe. I made a few substitutions, starting with vegetable broth instead of chicken to make it Meatless Monday-friendly. Instead of the spicy serrano pepper I used a canned chipotle pepper with a [...]

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Tags: meatless monday · recipes · slow cooker · soup · vegetarian · weeknight meals

Meatless Monday: Carrot Lentil Stew

January 30th, 2012 · 1 Comment

February is almost here and we’ve had just a couple of brief flirtations with snow thus far this winter, much to my kindergartener’s dismay. I keep reminding him that we tend to get our biggest snow storms in February, so there’s no need to completely give up hope just yet. In the meantime, we’re enjoying [...]

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Egg Drop Soup (Happy Chinese New Year)

January 23rd, 2012 · 2 Comments

My son has been obsessed lately with preparations for the Chinese (Lunar) New Year. They’ve learned songs and made decorations at school and will be having a family potluck next week. To kick things off at home, we made paper lanterns and egg drop soup yesterday. He’s also asked for “uncut noodles” (symbolizing longevity) and [...]

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Tags: cooking with kids · global flavors · kids cook monday · meatless monday · recipe · soup

Meatless with 101 Cookbooks

April 4th, 2011 · 5 Comments

One of my favorite natural food websites is the beautiful 101 Cookbooks by Heidi Swanson. Her vegetarian recipes make use of a variety of whole grains — like barley and farro — and are generally simple and straightforward. Perfect for a busy weeknight. Our St. Patrick’s Day dinner was a little unconventional — split pea [...]

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Tags: baking · meatless monday · soup · weeknight meals