Category Archives: What’s Cookin’ Wednesdays

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Christmas dinner 2012 I fed my toddler salmon-brie-sundried tomato quiche and roasted broccoli for our Christmas dinner. And he gobbled it all up and asked for seconds!! It’s not really obvious from the picture, but I tried to make the … Continue reading

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I. Made. BREAD!

light rye bread So I’ve been doing something lately that I’ve been meaning to do for a long time: experimenting with making bread outside the breadmaker. This is a light rye based on Mark Bittman’s “Easiest, Best French Bread” recipe. … Continue reading

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Maybe I should change the category to “Soupy Wednesdays”

Minestrone I don’t ever seem to get tired of soup. Here’s the one I made today — almost a stew. Very hearty… perfect for a snow day. It’s based on Mollie Katzen’s Minestrone from The Moosewood Cookbook. Sorry for the … Continue reading

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I am ridiculously pleased with this cake.

Sam’s birthday cake On Saturday we had Sam’s godparents over for a belated birthday dinner; they brought the main course, and I made the cake. At first I was just going to keep it simple and make a boring square … Continue reading

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I may be obsessed with soup.

Butternut Squash Soup So I had some leftover roasted butternut squash that wasn’t really appealing to eat plain a second night in a row — it was a bit grainy and stringy and kind of blah, not as delightfully sweet … Continue reading

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So good, I made two of them.

Quiche So, Mark Bittman is a genius. I ❤ him. I mean, he wrote a cookbook called How to Cook Everything. (I desperately want the follow-up, How to Cook Everything Vegetarian.) How could I not love this man? Anyway, thanks … Continue reading

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My favourite soup of the moment

Quick Black Bean, Corn, Tomato, and Tofu Soup Yes, I have been remiss in updating the blog. I am getting back on the wagon now. Sorry about the neglect. I added tofu to this recipe from Anne Lindsay’s New Light … Continue reading

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