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Attack of the Killer Zucchini Casserole

Recently, our neighbor asked if we wanted some of their zucchini — their garden was being over-run, apparently. Of course, I replied, for I am quite fond of zucchini. Besides, the mystery squash plant in our garden that I *thought* was a zucchini is actually, well, still a mystery squash.

So, I found myself […]

Easy Falafel for a Lazy, Sleepy Night

Can of garbanzo beans. Check. Onion. Yep. Cumin. Uh-huh. Garlic? Are you kidding me? Olive oil. Got it. Big pan. Right here. Well, okay then. Let’s go.

Easy Falafel 1 can garbanzo beans (chick peas), drained — you can also use 1 cup of soaked (overnight), dry beans 1/2 sweet white onion (red will […]

SHF22: Fig-Orange Jam with Cinnamon & Sesame Seeds

Midnight Fig Here, finally is my Sugar High Friday#22 entry — only two days late. Not too bad. This month, the theme was — Can you can? Well, no, probably not. But, I can throw a bunch of ingredients into a pot, bring to a boil and store them in my refrigerator for a […]

Two and a Half Years Later…

So, my SHF dish is done but my extra-credit materials are not. So, SHF post this weekend. Today, we bask in the glory that is my finished (!) mosaic project — see, the last post was almost a year ago.

We live in a bungalow. When you go up the stairs, there is […]

Summer Lasagna: Heirloom Tomatoes, Cheese & Noodles

This was very simple and very good. I wanted to make a lasagna (we were having milder weather in the mid/high 70’s) and I had a bunch of heirloom tomatoes that I got at New Seasons and a pint of cute little yellow pear tomatoes. I had just recently made a tomato salad and […]