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Cream of Heirloom Tomato Soup

Cream of Heirloom Tomato Soup

This soup is so simple and so delicious. Simple ingredients = amazingness. For a delicious, delicate, light soup, keep it to just the tomatoes- for a more substantial protein fortified option, the addition of white beans fills it out perfectly. 254 more words


Squashed, again!

Hoot, mon, it’s a great summer when the squash plants outdo themselves and you find two good new squash recipes. This one showed up last week in the American Profile magazine supplement, with Stoic the Vast pointing out the cover promo as “something else you could try.” I could also try reading for an entire day with the good-looking pool boy bringing me margaritas, but squash seems more likely to be in my immediate future than a young Norse god. 226 more words

Good Food

Blueberry pie, just blueberries

All my cooking life I’ve tended toward recipes that jazz things up. Not this one.

Marion Cunningham’s Fresh Berry Pie in her revised Fanny Farmer Baking Book… 344 more words

Seasonal Food

Zucchini, squash and cukes -- oh my!

The squashfest continues, along with enough cucumbers to put up pickles for an army. But I have the answer to yellow squash, usually about as tasty to me as wet cotton. 214 more words

Healthy Cooking

Simply Made Wheat English Muffin Bread

With a quick google search or looking at the bread on your counter, I want you to count how many things you actually understand on the ingredients label! 211 more words


Strawberry ice cream that's a breeze to make

Family lore has my dear Stoic the Vast making two unforgettable ice cream gaffes: He put whole blueberries in the ice cream maker once upon a time (they freeze into navy-blue bullets), and he made ice cream with buttermilk. 273 more words

Healthy Eating

Just say no?; grilled romaine

My Mother speaks.

If  you don’t believe in those things, how are you going to stay sober?

Every time I want to drink or do drugs, I’m going to make the decision not to do them.

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Healthy Eating