Posted in September 2011

Split Pea Soup

Split Pea Soup

I keep forgetting to blog about this coffee, but today I finally remembered, so I shall! This summer, while visiting Michigan, my mother-in-law, a fellow coffee aficionada, brought me back a bag of coffee beans from one of her favorite cafes in Taiwan (Torajastar!?), where she has been living during the school year for the … Continue reading

Spaghetti Squash Fail

Spaghetti Squash Fail

Spaghetti Squash is a new veggie to me! I have been wanting to try it for some time and was excited to see it in my CSA box this week. After baking, the squash shreds into strands resembling spaghetti. I was hiiiiighly amused by this, let me tell you! (No joke! It’s cool, isn’t it!?) … Continue reading

Cheese Ravioli with Pumpkin Alfredo Sauce

Cheese Ravioli with Pumpkin Alfredo Sauce

Like nearly every other food blogger out there, I too have been getting my rocks off getting my socks knocked off by pumpkin this September. Today I tried a recipe from the Oct/Nov ‘11 issue of ToH Healthy Cooking magazine. Cheese Ravioli with Pumpkin Alfredo Sauce Recipe from Healthy Cooking magazine While a large pot … Continue reading

Taco Chicken Wraps + Shopping Spree

Taco Chicken Wraps + Shopping Spree

Look at this beauty from my CSA box this week!: Oh how I love watermelon. We had plenty of other delicious items in our CSA box this week, including both butternut and spaghetti squash, eggplant, tomatoes, broccoli, and yellow beans. Taco Chicken Wraps Recipe from Taste of Home I found this this recipe recently and … Continue reading

Sausage-Stuffed Green Peppers

Sausage-Stuffed Green Peppers

You might remember that, in addition to the plethora of tomatoes for which I found uses last week, I also had a box full of green peppers to use. (The jalapeños are currently minced in my freezer for future use!) Of these green peppers from my parents’ garden, I chopped + froze half for future … Continue reading

Raja Rani Review

Raja Rani Review

During my junior year of college I lived across the street from this building, which houses an Indian restaurant called Raja Rani. [ source ] This was the year that I lived in a studio apartment with something like 280 square feet, and my kitchen looked like this: Uhhh..yeah. Literally, NO counter space. Or dishwasher! … Continue reading

Holy Tomatoes

Holy Tomatoes

I am inundated with TOMATOES! Just when I used up these guys last week… …I had a whole new batch donated to my kitchen! I am lovin’ it though. I’m determined not to waste any of these bad boys. Last night I made one of my favorite summer meal pairings: Summer Squash and Corn Chowder … Continue reading

Labor Day Done Right

Labor Day Done Right

I’ve been eating quite well this Labor Day weekend. Tonight I got around to uploading several days’ worth of food pictures from my camera onto my laptop, so let me bring you up to speed on what I have been nomming. In honor of it being September 1 last week, I made a fall-ish meal, … Continue reading