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Revithia Soup

In the past, I’ve made Greek baked chickpeas, but I wanted to try the soup variation of revithia. I think I prefer the baked variation, but the soup is also nice. 10 more words


Brussels Sprouts with Soba Noodles (and Carrots)

I gave the Brussels sprouts with soba noodles another try, this time with the addition of carrot shavings. I also used black sesame seeds instead of white ones. 19 more words


Range-Free Chicken Eggs

A couple days ago my daughter-in-law’s mother stopped by to five us these free-range chicken eggs that she had gotten from a co-worker. They are different sizes and colors, and remind me of new life and springtime. 56 more words



Here’s a recipe.  I adapted it to fit what I had. There’s a courgette/zucchini shortage, so I used less of this ingredient. Partway through the cooking I decided to add two extra tomatoes because I thought it needed more. 55 more words


Winter's Last Stand

Scenes from – hopefully – my last snowy winter walk.

Turkey tracks in the snow. I caught sight of a family of four wild turkeys, looking scrawny and half-starved at the end of winter. 35 more words


Creamy Red Pepper Pasta with Chickpeas

I used this recipe, but I started with dried chickpeas. I think the chickpeas would also be nice served with roasted vegetables or in a salad.