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Home-made curry paste

This versatile coconut-based curry paste can be used to marinade a variety of vegetables (like cauliflower and sweet potato), tofu, or as a base for vegetarian or lentil-based curries. 468 more words


July garden tips & tasks

Summer is in full swing. Here’s how to enjoy the garden and it’s July bounty:

Early in the month

In the kitchen garden, pick zucchini, summer squash and cucumbers while they are still small and tender. 489 more words

Garden Calendar

Zoodle Salad with Hummus Vinaigrette

I got a vegetable spiralizer for my birthday and have been so excited to try it out! Zucchini noodles seem awesome to me and not having to break my back shredding them with an old cheese shredder was extremely appealing. 134 more words

Gerry's Ratatouille

We’ve all seen the film, the mouse with the gift of cookery, in a place were he has no right to be.

Well, Gerry, Clare’s father, told me about this recipe around the time we had first met, and quite rightly, was very proud of it. 266 more words


My First Melon

I had thought earlier in the season that I was going to lose all my melon seedlings, but they have awoken from their slumber in the past week or so.  106 more words


Fiesta Sloppy Joes

Source: More-With-Less Cookbook
Date tried: December 31, 2012
Yield: 6 servings
Time needed: 30 minutes

Always a favorite! It certainly looks festive, doesn’t it?

Fiesta Sloppy Joes… 86 more words


summer meals. edition one. 

My boyfriend said the posts about food are the least interesting. We almost broke up. Well not really, but I mean I don’t understand. It is summer and the produce is amazing, the grill is ready, the sun is shining (unless you live in DC) and I’m just inspired to cook. 231 more words