Tag Archives: Quick and Easy Dinner

Black Bean and Mushroom Burgers

After weeks of holiday celebrations, traveling, and loads of birthdays (mine came with a homemade- by friends- gluten and dairy free chocolate cake, so I had to eat numerous slices of course), I can safely say I’ve eaten my way … Continue reading

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Salad of Chicories, Celery, Dates, Pecans, and Pomegranate

This may actually be the perfect Autumn Salad. It’s an adaptation of the Persimmon, Pomegranate, and Pecan Salad my mother makes at Thanksgiving and it’s always one of my favorite items on the table. I changed it up this year … Continue reading

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Crispy Polenta with Wild Mushrooms and Arugula

To round out our book club experience with bison meatballs, I wanted to make sure I had a vegetarian dish for the vegetarians amongst us. While Empire of the Summer Moon chronicles the rise and fall of the Comanches specifically, other … Continue reading

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Plains Indians Bison Meatballs

Book club was at my house this month and we just finished reading Empire of the Summer Moon. Each month we attempt to make foods based on the theme of the book. Some are easy themes (Japanese, comfort food, vegetarian) while … Continue reading

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Kale with Pecorino and Pine Nuts

On a recent trip to visit the family in Los Angeles, we went for a birthday dinner to Osteria Mozza. It was one of those 3-hour dinners where the food keeps coming and the wine is flowing. I do believe … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Chicken Meatball Goodness

Returning from a vacation means there is likely nothing in your refrigerator. Depending on the time your flight, ride, or boat arrives in town you may not even have the energy or patience to search the cupboard to see if … Continue reading

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Garlicky Braised Rapini

When we were young, my brother and I often shared the same food but different parts: I liked the yolk and he liked the white, I ate the inside of the bread and he ate the outside, I liked the … Continue reading

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