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Summer Garden Pasta

by Sara on September 1, 2011

summer garden pasta

This dish is the perfect late summer meal. It’s light and fresh, taking advantage of an abundance of cherry tomatoes that many of us have. If you’ve ever had even just one cherry tomato plant, you know what I’m talking about. If you also grow basil, even better! In the summer, you can easily obtain [...]

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Provençal Vegetable Soup

by Sara on August 25, 2011

Provençal Vegetable Soup

This soup helped me clear my refrigerator of a lot of CSA produce that was hanging out, begging to be used. Well, kind of – I still have most of the produce, it’s just now in soup form. But a lunchtime vegetable soup I can eat all week long sounds good to me! In fact, [...]

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Coconut and Beef Curry with Noodles

by Sara on August 9, 2011

coconut & beef curry

Sometimes I have to go back through my pictures to realize I’ve made many things I’ve yet to post. Often these are very un-fancy meals where I snap a few quick pictures in the kitchen, without bothering with lighting, props, my DSLR… But that doesn’t mean this food isn’t worthy, that people aren’t interested in [...]

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Caprese Salad, Madison Bistro Style

by Sara on October 1, 2009

caprese salad, bistro style

My grape tomato plant is out of control. I always get the bulk of my tomato crop in late summer to early fall, and this year is no exception. While my larger tomato varieties haven’t done so well this year, the grape tomatoes seem to want to make up for their counterparts. This salad came [...]

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