Browsing All Posts published on »September, 2011«

Poor Man’s Vegan English Mini-Pasty

September 29, 2011

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Ohmygoodfriend’spajamas. Sometimes I surprise myself with supremely superb dishes. I wish I were still hungry, just so I could eat another one of these vegan mini-pasties. When I was in England, my kind English pal introduced me to English pasties. Pasties are a sort of smaller calzone filled with beef, potato and onion, although there […]

Crumpets and Tea

September 28, 2011

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I feel like a Brit. You wouldn’t believe the excitement on my face when I found crumpets in Trader Joe’s. I was so happy, I gasped with joy. My excitement gathered momentum as I read the ingredients and found no dairy. Fantastic! Now, you’re probably wondering why I don’t make them from scratch. Ha. I […]

Pumpkin Cake and Cupcakes

September 27, 2011

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I’ll admit it; I’m a fat kid. Last weekend, I whipped up a pumpkin cake for my brother’s birthday. I modified a recipe I found online and everyone gobbled up the rich, moist pumpkin cake like it was the first meal they had had all day. I even frosted it while it was still warm, […]

Swordfish: The Healthy Steak of the Sea

September 22, 2011

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This week I cooked swordfish for the first time in my life. As a young twenty-something and on a tight budget, I buy whatever is on sale. Although I would love to eat salmon twice a week, it’s just not happening. Woe is me, I had to try swordfish to fill my imaginary fish quota […]

Roasted Vegetable Soup (via pastaandpeonies)

September 22, 2011

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This recipe looks fantastically Fall and I can’t wait to try it. I just wanted to share it with all of you, in case you haven’t heard of Pasta and Peonies. 🙂 Loveski, McSass I have been wanting a nice dinner that just says fall, and this is it! I saw the original recipe on […]

Simple “Leftover Chicken” Salad

September 21, 2011

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But I am le tired… I had cold chicken leftovers that were too thick and tough to use in a sandwich and too over-cooked to heat up. So what do I do with them? Chicken salad? Something like that. Simple Chicken, Tomato and Cranberry Salad Ingredients chicken, cold and cooked beefy tomato, half mayonnaise dried […]

Bright Pink Dairy-Free Alfredo Sauce

September 20, 2011

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Despite my fumbling and bumbling around the kitchen, somehow a colorful masterpiece burst into existence and rattled my entire culinary existence. I haven’t been this proud of a creation since my 25 page research report in my last semester of college. Last night, I was so thrilled with this sauce, I threw some in a […]