Category Archives: Cooking

CSA Autumn: Shrimp and grits with corn

Convinced this would be our last week of getting sweet corn in our autumn CSA program, I had thought to write a swan song for the conclusion of sweet corn season. Turns out, we’ll be getting corn throughout October as … Continue reading

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Healthy cooking: Crispy chickpea patties with yogurt dill sauce

Please enable Javascript to watch this video I have complained about meat prices on more than one occasion. Can I just tell you that chicken breasts were $4 a pound this week? Are you kidding me? I refuse to pay … Continue reading

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The wonderful miracle of coconut oil

My mother-in-law bought coconut oil for the first time last winter, and I guess that’s when it first gained popularity. My sister-in-law was using it to remove her make up and moisturize her skin (yes, her arms and legs and … Continue reading

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CSA Autumn: Vegetable lasagna, tempura green beans

Tomatoes, corn, delicata squash, broccoli, spinach, green beans, cabbage — we got a wealth of veg in our half-share from Miller Plant Farm’s fall CSA program this past week. Plus, we still had yellow zucchini from my editor, who also gave us kale … Continue reading

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Chipotle black bean and sweet potato chili

I made this late last night after coming up with a list of things I could cook without having to go to the grocery store for another week. I like spacing out my trips. Regardless, some of those meals ended … Continue reading

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CSA Autumn: Simple roasted cauliflower

This past week, we had a cantaloupe, squash, corn, peaches, broccoli and cauliflower in our half-share from Miller Plant Farm’s fall CSA program. And because it’s been a pretty busy week between the two of us, we treated all the … Continue reading

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Healthy cooking: Low-fat buffalo shrimp casserole

Please enable Javascript to watch this video Casseroles are an easy make-ahead meal for any weeknight dinner, but they can be loaded with heavy fat and and little nutrition. Make this low-fat buffalo shrimp casserole the next time you need … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: Taco noodle casserole

With my diet on hold and a slight scent of fall in the air, having three boxes of macaroni in my pantry is a huge temptation. I will need noodles every day for lunch until they are gone, and my … Continue reading

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CSA Autumn: Garlicky green beans, blueberry corn muffins

Sweet peppers, watermelon, sweet corn, green beans, pears and broccoli: Our first week’s half-share from Miller Plant Farm’s fall CSA program was still pretty summery. But that’s to be expected, since it’s just barely September. For the corn, I at … Continue reading

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CSA Summer: Pickled red onions, Baltimore peach cake

So, it turns out that Week 12 (this past week) was our last week of CSA summer produce from Miller Plant Farm. We received an email from Dave Miller last week that confirmed we’ll be continuing our small share enrollment with … Continue reading

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