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A Girl And Her Fork
Springtime Savory Dish : Asparagus Flan

Apr 14, 2014
Springtime Savory Dish :  Asparagus Flan


It's a bit hard to tell in the photo but the flan is actually more of a muted light green then yellow.

A few years ago, Mr.S and I took a little getaway to Seattle. We found a wonderful little rustic restaurant in the Capitol Hill neighborhood called Cascina...

A Girl And Her Fork
A Healthier Slaw: Broccoli-Apple Slaw with Greek Yogurt

A Healthier Slaw: Broccoli-Apple Slaw with Greek Yogurt


 
I'll admit- I'm a klutz. People see Mr.S and me holding hands all the time, they often smile and think, "Awww, cute." In most likelihood though, Mr.S is probably holding on to me to:
 
a) make sure I don't fall over my own feet.
b) prevent me from bumping into innocent...

Undercover Caterer
Braised Red Cabbage

Mar 31, 2014

Braised red cabbage is just one of the dishes I had never eaten until I was an adult.  In my youth (long long ago), cabbage some something reserved for coleslaw and our peanut-cabbage salad.  Although I guess I didn’t know it at the time, I was really missing out. I have no idea where...

Stealth Cooking
Roast Veggies with Poached Egg

Mar 27, 2014
Roast Veggies with Poached Egg


These vegetables are roasted to bring out their sweetness. They're served sprinkled with fresh herbs, then topped with a poached egg. When the egg is cut open, the yolk becomes the dressing for the vegetables. If you want your yolk to ride high, and be a bright orangey yellow...

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A Girl And Her Fork
Mushroom-Barley Soup

Mar 27, 2014
Mushroom-Barley Soup



Have you guys started your spring gardens yet? I just planted most of mine Sunday. This year Mr.S and I are being a bit more selective regarding what we stick in our dirt box. Last year we went all empire and planted tons of tomatoes and loads of peppers...they came...

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A Girl And Her Fork
Morel and Fiddlehead Fern Tart

Mar 25, 2014
Morel and Fiddlehead Fern Tart



Sometimes it's nice to get out of town, even if it's just for the day. A change of scenery, cooler weather and a bit of adventure is often just what you need to break out of a rut. This past Saturday, my friend Amanda and I took a mini-trip to...

Baked Bree
Roasted Broccoli with Shaved Parmesan

Mar 4, 2014
Roasted Broccoli with Shaved Parmesan

Broccoli is a hard sell at my house. I am the only one that likes it, but I am determined to get the rest of my family to eat it. I have tried lots and lots of different ways to make it, and I have been happy to get anyone to eat more than...

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The Farmer Fred Rant
Some Vegetables Require Less Water than Others

Some Vegetables Require Less Water than Others

Some Vegetables Require Less Water than Others
a 2011 Interview with Jim Myers, Professor of Horticulture Oregon State University  

Gardeners who want to save water with wise irrigating techniques might consider an unusual approach: plant crops that don't require much water in the first place.  

"Some vegetables, such as beans, are adapted to...

Undercover Caterer
Nana Recipe Wednesday–Copper Carrot Pennies

Feb 26, 2014

Can I tell you a secret?  I took a sleeping pill and then realized I didn’t finish this Nana post…..oops!  Pardon me if I get a little goofy–but I knew it had been a while since we had a NEW NANA and last week I got busy and made a few recipes.  So now...

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GABY Grant Kick Starts Ubuntu Green’s Shed Project

Feb 15, 2014

On Saturday February 1st, Ubuntu Green’s Youth Leadership squad received a $500 GABY (Grant Advisory Board for youth) Grant to build a garden shed. The ...