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cooking in season

all things fig (a recipe roundup)

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all things fig (a recipe round up) |

I have been obsessed with the fig tree out back and am dreaming of its potential (in pounds, of course). We are picking a steady ¾ lb to 1 ½ lbs per day, but we may not be able to keep the birds at bay much longer. I have a few recipes at the ready just in case we grow tired of eating them as is: Figs with mustard seeds and curry leaves* Rustic Fig & Goat […]

summer veggie burgers

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summer veggie burger |

I have been on a quest for a homemade veggie patty for… like… ever. I’ve tried a kazillion recipes in the past few years and they are all perfectly yummy but rarely hit highs across the board. Sometimes, they fall apart. Sometimes, they are ingredient heavy. Sometimes the 9yo 10yo won’t come within inches of them. Sometimes they are ONLY yummy if you can serve them with a perfect combination of go-withs. This recipe (originally posted […]

working with beets

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working with beets |

We are hitting that time of year where the beets keep rolling in and our cravings are edging towards cucumbers and tomatoes and peppers. Trying new (for me) things in an effort to keep the beet magic alive for a bit longer. Discovered a new favorite application in the process – pasta!  Pasta with Beets and Ricotta* has been officially added to our list of tricks for beet season. We keep roasted beets around during beet season for quick […]

we have vegetables!

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we have vegetables |

After a week of stretching pantry contents into belly-filling meals, I am happy, happy, happy to have all of this to work with: I’m scouring my cookbook stash for the rest of the weekend to see if there is anything fun and different that I can do with my daikon. What are you cooking this weekend?