Tag Archives: vegetarian food

New flavor

A couple of weeks ago, I made my inaugural visit to Penzeys Spices, a chain that happens to have a location here in St. Louis.  I prefer to buy most of my spices and herbs at Golden Grocer, a small, … Continue reading

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Farmhaus, a review

On Thursday night, after a week of wrangling middle schoolers on bicycles in increasingly hot temperatures, I mustered the will to hop back on the bike for a dinner date.  We were torn between Stellina Pasta Cafe (an old favorite) … Continue reading

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While I was at work . . .

. . . (on a Saturday), someone worked hard in the garden. Matthew lined our garden paths with the coffee bean sacks that I painstakingly procured on my “day off” last week (the coffee bean sack saga merits another post).  … Continue reading

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Garden to table

The good news: I survived the potato harvest and garden day on Monday. The bad news: We have A LOT of potatoes in the ground still. The good news: Those potatoes look much better after Matthew completed some hard core … Continue reading

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Thyme for lunch

Last weekend, I attempted to recreate the delicious borscht I enjoyed at Local Harvest Cafe.  My first thought upon tasting my creation?  Major flop.  Great sadness ensued. But not all was lost.  The leftovers tasted good — I learned a … Continue reading

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Summer eats and treats — Part 2

Tom and Jo invited us to dinner on Sunday night.  Grilled pizza was on the menu — a summertime classic!  My pizza contribution involved a combo of homemade pizza sauce and pesto as the base, topped with red bell peppers, … Continue reading

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Fast food, green and healthy style

Sometimes you just need an easy-ish meal.  The delicious fresh produce available at this times of year helps in this quest.  The other night, we assembled our delicious beet salad (recipe here) and some dressed-up grilled cheese sammies. Roasting the … Continue reading

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