The Cotton Candy of Vegetables

Posted on Tuesday 27 January 2015

sprout day 4
Day 4 ready to eat almost. Good to go.

sprouts day 5
Alfalfa sprouts with brown tomato in mini pita,

kale chips
Herbed kale chips, semi-solid food that melts in the mouth, the cotton candy of vegetables.

In the back an experiment with kale stems, ginger and various sauces. Didn’t fly. But the polenta refried with cremini mushrooms was nice.

12:26 pm
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Sprout Shout Out

Posted on Monday 26 January 2015

sprout day 2
Alfalfa sprout, day 2 of growth, very small but first few leaves.

sprout day 3
Day 3.

With some of of that home made bread,

lentil soup
Really too early to eat but we tried some anyway on fresh bread and ricotta (which tasted like milk fresh from the cow) and dill. A lentil/yellow split pea soup.

lentil soup

A perfect red pear.


5:26 pm
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A Thing for Chocolate

Posted on Friday 23 January 2015

Buckwheat crepe.

And I forgot to photograph the chocolate covered candied ginger. Imagine.

alfalfa to sprout
And at home we have started our sprout tower. The first is alfalfa to sprout. To be continued…

Have a great weekend.

12:50 pm
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Beware All Who Lentil In

Posted on Thursday 22 January 2015

Green and red lentils with Ethiopian spice. Spinach and toast.

The tamarind in in it which I got is terrible. Prod as I like I somehow miss chunks. It has seeds and husks and does not disperse into the lentils like the pureed kind we got before. Where did I get the good stuff?

It was better aside the cous cous cooked with chopped parsley and butter and 3-minute steamed broccoli turned with butter and lemon cooked tofu. A repeater for sure.

And finally we finish the Italian Christmas cake. Some blueberries and blueberry yogurt.

12:02 pm
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Sharp as Spinach

Posted on Wednesday 21 January 2015

The cooked spinach was turned with a huge clove of garlic (sliced), hot pepper, chipotle, olive oil and rice wine vinegar. That’s definitely a repeater. Basic boiled carrots.

Wedges of baking potatoes tossed in salt, pepper, italian spices and olive oil and baked for 15 minutes or so. Definitely a repeater too.

12:19 pm
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Noodling Around

Posted on Tuesday 20 January 2015

Tomato sauce peppered with basil and nutritional yeast, tofu grilled in worcester. Matriciani pasta which is a tube sliced lengthwise.

More of those cookies, less oatmeal and more cocoa proportionally. A spoonful of yogurt to make a softer crumb.

12:15 pm
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Gritty Content

Posted on Monday 19 January 2015

Grits, thanks for David McGimpsy’s inspiring love for them. I made it with salted water, but piled on some mushrooms cooked with rosemary and cheese beside the butter. Pretty nice.

blood orange
Blood oranges should be called sunset oranges. Let’s start doing that.

12:12 pm
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