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Preparing for Baby with Soup

Good afternoon!

Now that I’m entering the home stretch of pregnancy, I’m hit with a double whammy. I’m too tired to cook many nights, but I also want to make sure we have a good store of freezer and pantry meals ready for the little one’s arrival in a month or so. This has resulted in a lot of boring, but nutritionally sound, meals that just aren’t that much fun to talk about. Mostly, . . . → Read More: Preparing for Baby with Soup

How to Make Ratatouille: The Late Summer CSA Leftover Disposal

We’ve posted before about how a frittata is our go-to dish for getting vegetables out of the refrigerator. In the late summer we have a second play out of that same playbook to use up vegetables that, quite frankly, aren’t our favorites.

I’m talking about eggplants, summer squash, and those bitter purple peppers. We have good recipes for all of them (maybe not the purple peppers), but sometimes out CSA just drops too . . . → Read More: How to Make Ratatouille: The Late Summer CSA Leftover Disposal

Unmundane Lentil Soup

My brother was in a band in high school called The Unmundane. They were pretty good and had a nice little following. I have a couple of their CDs and a t-shirt I wear running. I also have the word “unmundane” in my vocabulary now. It snuck in there at a time in my life when I used either “random” or “sketchy” to describe just about everything.

I probably also used “wicked” a . . . → Read More: Unmundane Lentil Soup

Creamy-Spicy Blended Gaspacho

This is a fast, delicious, and tasty soup. It’s a one-step recipe and a quick, light meal using the best of summer.

Creamy-Spicy Blended Gaspacho

Makes 2-4 servings

Amount Ingredient Preparation Where we bought it (* Union Sq. Greenmarket) 1.5 cups Pine nutes 0.25 cup Olive oil 0.5 Lemon Juiced 2 cups Tomatoes 4 – 6 large tomatoes, or more if cherry tomatoes; cut them up into pieces before blending Lani’s Farm * . . . → Read More: Creamy-Spicy Blended Gaspacho

How to Make Chana Masala

[UPDATE: After publishing this post, I saw how the picture at the end of it ran straight into the picture of our chili mole. What can I say? In the winter we make a lot of food that is served in bowls (stews, soups, chili). I guess this is our standard pic!]

We know we’ve been a bit MIA lately. Lindsay was travelling again M-Th for work (as she has been for most of . . . → Read More: How to Make Chana Masala