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Whole30: Day 4

Not a very interesting food day as it was mostly leftovers, but it wasn’t a hard day, either.  Breakfast was a repeat of yesterday–I reheated some of the leftover Crispy Noodle Pancake in a skillet and had that with eggs over easy and some sliced avocado.  I added in a small apple and had the […]

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Whole30: Day 1

For our first weekend breakfast I made omelettes using some of the eggs, spinach, and lion’s mane mushrooms from yesterday’s market.  I sauteed the mushrooms and spinach in a little clarified butter and seasoned everything with salt and white pepper.  We had these with a few none-too-flavorful organic strawberries from the grocery. After breakfast I […]

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Rosemary-Apricot Mustard

Homemade condiments might seem like a hassle, but because they store well when refrigerated, things like homemade mustard and ketchup are really great kitchen projects.  You control all of the ingredients and the flavors are really superior to most things you can buy from a store.  Making homemade mustard is really easy and the only […]

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Simple Butter Scallops

Butter chicken (also known as chicken makhani) is one of my favorite take-out dishes.  It’s a rich, spicy, tomato-cream sauce that is laced with pieces of chicken breast.  Most recipes are fairly complex and require a large range of spices.  My goal, as an inherently lazy cook, was to make something that was quick to […]

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Red Chile Roast Beef

This is actually a recipe for a rotisseried roast of beef, because over the last few weeks I have been in a rotisserie frenzy.  I have rotisseried a duck, a pork loin, and even delicata squash rings.  All because I received a Wolfgang Puck Pressure Oven for review–and let me tell you, I am in […]

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Feta Burgers with Fresh Mint Chutney

The garden in shutting down quickly and the nights are getting cold, so I am on project “use everything up” before the first frost hits.  I have vast quantities of fresh herbs in the garden, including four types of mint, and fresh mint chutney is a great alternative to tea if you have an excess […]

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