Category Archives: food

Applesauce cake… hold the gluten.

We’ve been enjoying my grandma’s applesauce cake at Christmastime every year since my kids were small. It doesn’t feel like Christmas without it. Well this year I’m mostly paleo and mostly sugar free – but I couldn’t stand the thought … Continue reading

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Not Quite Mulligatawny

Not Quite Mulligatawny Any More But Oh How Yum. We’ve had some fantastic stuff in our last few CSA farm box deliveries. We are smack dab in the middle of the end of summer bounty, and I needed to use … Continue reading

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Braised Chicken with Mushrooms, Artichokes and Leeks

Tender bits of dark meat chicken braised in a savory sauce with leeks, mushrooms and artichoke hearts? Oh yeah you betchya. In a word? Yum. We had frost this morning when I woke up and the whole world was covered … Continue reading

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Toad Stew? Oh yeah.

I keep meaning to take a really sexy shot of this stew but then I ladle out a bowl and warm it up, and before I know it, it’s gone, leaving me with an empty bowl and no pictures. Like … Continue reading

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And just like that, Craftcation was over.

I woke up on Sunday morning, the last morning of Craftcation, and wandered down to the lobby. The decorations were coming down, the things were all packed up, pop up shop closing, and oh I just felt so sad. Just … Continue reading

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Black Bean Soup For Days

And now for something completely different! This is a great recipe that I originally got from an old knitting friend. Her blog post on the subject – actually her entire blog – seems to have disappeared, so I can’t credit … Continue reading

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And then, we were done.

It was a little bit sad to leave Revere that last night. We’d had so much fun and learned so much, we were bummed that we would not be coming back again the next day. We bid a fond farewell … Continue reading

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