Monthly Archives: June 2011

Mango Margarita

If you are really craving a taste of summer, go no further than a fabulous margarita. Want to up the fruit and floral quotient? Add mango puree and a hint of rosemary and you have a delicious drink to sip … Continue reading

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Bistro Les Gras

Northampton, Mass. is a small college town with a main street full of shops and restaurants to entertain locals and visiting parents. Of course there are plenty of pizza shops and a few bars, but one of the best things … Continue reading

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Brown Rice and Shrimp Stuffed Kale

When Laura and I got kale in our recent veggie box we sat in the lab and scratched our heads trying to come up with something unique to make. I had kale on pizza once, which was interesting but not … Continue reading

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Beet and Beet Green Fettucini

Our WorldPEAS CSA came with beautiful golden beets with fabulous looking beet greens. Eating the whole vegetable has become a flavorful and healthy new trend and I wanted to make a dish that used the entire beet. At a local … Continue reading

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Lavender Creme Brulee

It has always been my dream to have a restaurant that only serves creme brulee for dessert, tons and tons of different flavored creme brulee like rose water, lavender, thyme and honey, coffee, matcha green tea, and of course the … Continue reading

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Baked Eggs on a bed of kale and scapes

I like my breakfast to be full of vegetables. That way I get a serving of veggies out of the way early on in the day. The WorldPEAS CSA came with a bunch of kale. I decided that baked eggs … Continue reading

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Chilled Curried Celery and Radish Soup

Last night I was craving something fresh and summery. The radishes from last week’s farm share seemed like just the ticket. While radishes with butter and sea salt are perfect as is, there is very little cooking involved in that. … Continue reading

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