Category Archives: Eat Your Veggies!

Kitchen Adventures – Frisée Salad with Poached Eggs and Bacon

Frisée Salad with Poached Eggs and Bacon is one of my FAVORITE entrée salads, perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or a lazy stay-home brunch. Continue reading

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Kitchen Adventures – Fall Apple Slaw

The beautiful and brightly flavored version below is perfect when served with pulled pork, BBQ ribs or smoked beef brisket. Continue reading

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Eat Your Veggies – Brussels Sprouts (with Bacon!)

Everything is better with bacon – including this easy recipe for Brussels Sprouts!! Continue reading

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It’s National Farmers Market Week!

Just in case you were not already aware, It’s National Farmers Market Week (August 7-13, 2011)!!! At this time of year, there is a bounty of fruits and vegetables being harvested locally. Why not swing by a local Farmers Market and … Continue reading

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Kitchen Adventures – Warm Steak Salad with Corn and Tomatoes

On the menu? A warm salad of corn and cherry tomatoes, topped with seared sirloin steak! Continue reading

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Kitchen Adventure – Eat Your Veggies! Butternut Squash Edition

Ok… I have not historically been a squash person, but in the spirit of more consciously eating local/seasonal food, I decided to give Butternut Squash a try. *I MAY also be feeling guilty about all the sugary Halloween candy that I have been eating, … Continue reading

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Kitchen Adventures – Bacon-Parmesan Cauliflower Soup

At some point in September or October, as the muggy days of summer fade into the cool rainy days of fall, I find myself craving a nice bowl of soup. For the first soup of the season I looked to a … Continue reading

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Kitchen Adventures – Turkey Chili

Leftovers. What a terrible word – it even SOUNDS unappetizing. How often can one reheat and eat even the most delicious food? Something is invariably lost in the process… Mr. Food Nerd is particularly averse to leftovers, and not being … Continue reading

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Kitchen Adventures – The Great Pickle Experiment (Part One)

I have been toying with the idea of making my own pickles for a few weeks now. It was all started by the Pickle Bar at the Parkway Deli. They pickle EVERYTHING, and all the different kinds of pickles have … Continue reading

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Kitchen Adventures – Zucchini Carpaccio

Tonight’s kitchen adventure? Using the last of some beautiful little zucchini that I got this weekend. I considered roasting, frying, gratineing – but that all sounds too hot and involved on this steamy summer night. Hmmm… fresh, cooling, tasty? Zucchini … Continue reading

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