Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Neighborhood Table: The Menu

I did my shopping this morning at the farmers’ market downtown and bought as much as I could from there before heading to Central Market tonight for the rest. I found my balsamic vinegar at Texas Olive Ranch and I’ll … Continue reading

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The Neighborhood Table: an introduction

It’s finally happening. I’ve been dreaming of a supper club for some years now. When I was in undergrad my mother and sister (and me when I was in town) were in “girl food”. It was amazing. It was a … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Goodness

Rule #1: Always attempt to bring something homemade to a potluck. Rule #2: Sweet potatoes always sound appealing. Rule #3: If a friend gives you produce from her garden, you can never allow it to go bad. When nothing else … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

In my quest for a good gluten free cupcake, I came upon many obstacles. Again I tried simply substituting GF flour for the real thing. Fail. I tried ones with chick pea flour that I did NOT like, and almond … Continue reading

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Hello Kale. I Love You.

Kale. Hated it until I was in my mid-20’s. Then I ate it when it only if I had to when it was made for me. Then one day, I couldn’t get enough of it. I still can’t get enough … Continue reading

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And Chicken Soup Part III: Not really soup

This is still part of the chicken soup series because it came about FROM the leftover stock. However, it is not actually a soup. While I can eat soup twice a day for weeks on end, I have been told … Continue reading

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Pasha Bean and the Berry Jar

Today I am working from home so that I can keep an eye on the beast (aka my dog Pasha Bean). She has chewed her way out of every cone, life preserver, crate, leash, collar, everything that is supposed to … Continue reading

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