Monthly Archives: April 2015

Cabbage and noodles

Last weekend while I sulked in front of the wood stove and colored in my new coloring book, I also thumbed through some of my cookbooks and made a menu for the week and a grocery list.  One of my … Continue reading

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Sweet potato bread ring with ricotta, blue cheese, and balsamic onions

A good bread is my weakness.  Stuffed bread is like kryptonite–this includes monkeybread, which isn’t technically stuffed, per se, but there is all sorts of buttery goodness tucked between the individual pieces of bread that are thrown into the bread … Continue reading

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Shitty days are made better by coloring–and running

I was so excited for this weekend.  Yesterday was beautiful and sunny–a great day for using the solar oven, but alas I was stuck at work preparing to move cubicles to get away from a toxic employee.  I knew the … Continue reading

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Lemongrass Pork chops with Spaghetti Squash and Garlicky Greens

This is my new favorite way to eat spaghetti squash.  Hands down.  I modified this recipe from one I found in a friend’s magazine last summer while working at the CSA pick up.  I have made it twice now.  I have … Continue reading

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Inaugural Solar Oven Success!

I’ve been watching the weather forecast all week.  It was supposed to be sunny today—a great opportunity to try out my solar oven.  I busted ass at work this week so I could take the day off, stay home, and … Continue reading

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If I can’t use my solar oven, I’ll at least use the cookware

I bought a head of cabbage last week for no real reason–that is, I had no specific plans for it.  While thumbing through one of my favorite cookbooks the other day I ran across a recipe for Gunsmoke Coleslaw (see … Continue reading

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My new solar oven–one more small step towards a more sustainable lifestyle

One of my friends on Facebook posted a link to Solavore, a solar oven company out of St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.  I have been contemplating building my own solar oven for a few years now, but when I saw this … Continue reading

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