Healthy Eating: Roasted Carrots and Cauliflower (with a kick) #BloggerClue

C.L.U.E. celebrates healthy eating for January. In honor of this month’s theme, I present TWO recipes to you today: Mediterranean Roasted Cauliflower (with garlic paste) and Honey-Roasted Sriracha Carrots. . . . → Read More: Healthy Eating: Roasted Carrots and Cauliflower (with a kick) #BloggerClue

Pork and Veggie Stir-Fry and Taiwan Fried Rice for Food ‘n Flix

This month’s feature film is Eat Drink Many Woman from director Ang Lee. Deb at Kahakai Kitchen is hosting. I made two dishes: a Pork Stir-Fry and Taiwan Fried Rice. . . . → Read More: Pork and Veggie Stir-Fry and Taiwan Fried Rice for Food ‘n Flix

Curried Quinoa, Wild Rice, and Veggie Salad

This salad was inspired from my lunch at the CIA run pop-up bakery in San Antonio last month. It combines quinoa, wild rice, peas, carrots, and radish. . . . → Read More: Curried Quinoa, Wild Rice, and Veggie Salad

Coq au Vin Blanc with Carrots

A post-Valentine’s Day recipe using a “not for Valentine’s Day” gift. . . . → Read More: Coq au Vin Blanc with Carrots

Moroccan Raw Carrot and Beet Salad with Golden Raisins

Growing up I disliked beets and raisins.

Why?

I think it is interesting to trace our food phobias—trace them back to that horrific childhood memory where one first tasted the foul ingredient.  Notice I said “disliked,” not hated, because I really can’t think of a food that I absolutely hate.    So my dislike of . . . → Read More: Moroccan Raw Carrot and Beet Salad with Golden Raisins

The 12-Mile Dinner

Our truly locavore meal featured a Blueberry-Mint Lemonade, Sautéed Padron Peppers, a Spring Pasta with a Butter-Wine Sauce, and Fresh Blueberry Crumble. You are getting four recipes today for the price of one! . . . → Read More: The 12-Mile Dinner

Okie Peasant Potato Soup

For my last post, I presented a recipe for “French Peasant Bread” and mentioned how wonderful this bread was to accompany soup.   I teased you with an upcoming potato soup and decided to continue my peasant theme.

 

Just waiting for the soup.

Growing up we had some go-to quick suppers that my . . . → Read More: Okie Peasant Potato Soup

Carrot Cake Holiday Cookie

Another heirloom recipe from the 50s. Cookies for Santa, perhaps? . . . → Read More: Carrot Cake Holiday Cookie

Moroccan Carrot-Chickpea Salad with Mint and Chives

We still have a plethora of carrots—I am talking three full plastic shopping bags full. I have made two carrot cakes, two batches of muffins, hummus and carrot wraps, and numerous carrot salads. But, I am always on the hunt for a better carrot recipe. . . . → Read More: Moroccan Carrot-Chickpea Salad with Mint and Chives

Carrot and Cracked Wheat Salad

Or “Bulgar Carrot Salad,” if you will. But since this is my “Delicatessen” Food ‘n Flix post, you might see why I went with “cracked.” 🙂 . . . → Read More: Carrot and Cracked Wheat Salad

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Naked
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls


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