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Indian Roasted Potato Salad with Swiss Chard

Now this is a salad. But not like salad salad. More like SALAD, BABY. Actually, when I made it, Aaron and I tasted it together and I said, “It’s hearty! Definitely could be a side dish.” But he spoke right at the same time and said, “Whoa! This is definitely more like a salad.” So […]

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Spicy Steak Tacos with a Grilled Tomato and Chard Salsa

This would be my husband one upping me. Funny how that works. Last week I was feeling p to the un to the y, so I let Aaron take on some cooking d to the u to the ties. Why am I already being such a troll? Basically, Aaron absolutely loves to cook. But I […]

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Lentils with Garden Vegetables, Avocado, Walnuts and Hummus

She’s a brainiac, braaaainiac, at your door. And she’s thinking like she never thought before. Brain food! Not brains in the food, ya silly boob, but food that’s good for your brain, ya lilly moob. You know how we’re supposed to eat certain foods that look like certain parts of our body because those foods […]

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Beery Black Bean and Pork Soup

Come on girls. Do you believe in love? ‘Cause I got something to say about it. And it goes something like this. Oh wait. Wrong forum! Or is it? On second thought, I DO have something to say about this, and it goes something like this: Can we just put beer in everything already? Who’s […]

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Swiss Chard and Chickpea Stew with Tamarind

ANGELS WE HAVE HEAAAAAAAARD ON HIIIIIIIIGH. Okay so the world didn’t blow up. That’s good. I’m actually glad because last night Aaron and I went out to a nice dinner, and I have some major pimp leftovers in the fridge. I would have been peeeeeeeee-oooooooooh’d if any ashes got on them. This does however mean […]

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Gemelli Pasta with Garden Greens and Pine Nuts

Whoa, Nelli Gemelli! (I know it’s really Nelly, but just go with me here.) Do you ever plan a meal based on a color you have in your head? Like a certain color palate? Or a little mental paint swatch? You’re shaking your head. Okay. A couple of weeks ago Jamie Oliver posted this shot […]

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Sesame Noodles with Wilted Garden Greens

Welcome to the very last episode of Why Didn’t I think of That, the chronicle of a wandering, rebellious gypsy through the vast, open terrain of her companions’ masterminds, with the hopes of finding herself and the strength to carry on just one more day. (do what now?) We’ve had so much fun this week! […]

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Lemon Butter Sole and Apple Cinnamon Empanadas

Dudes. Hark. Are you seeing that light coating of drizzleness sliding down those lemon slices? I don’t want to give anything away, but it’s butter. Pure unadulterated butter. It’s soft butter whisked with white wine and garlic and parsley and lemon juice. But I don’t want to give anything away. And see what’s under all […]

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Free-Form Vegetarian Lasagna

I love it when food has attitude. Like this. This lasagna is practically standing in a big open field with braids and flowers in its hair and a huge sign, “Whatever, I’m free-form. Wanna make something of it? And by the way, I just burned my bra.”   It’s lasagna without much willy nilly. There’s […]

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Red Quinoa with Swiss Chard, Mushrooms and Purple Cauliflower

No, no. Barney the dinosaur did not in fact explode all over my quinoa. That’s some real life purple cauliflower rawt thar. Have you ever seen such a thing? Well guess what, CLASS. I did a little research on these beauts, so get out your #2 and some notebook paper and let’s get LEARNT. And […]

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