Perhaps the week at the Franciscan renewal center brought me clarity. Over the past several days the goals of my blog have become clearer. For one thing, I decided to give myself a year to complete all the recipes in Simply in Season. I had thought about giving myself a shorter time frame; after ... Read More about Simply Me: A year of eating locally . . . mindfully . . . simply.
This is another very versatile recipe from Simply in Season. While it suggests using 4 fruits, you can use one or more or any combination you want. Basically it needs to equal 6 cups. For this version, I used apples and raisins. Put the fruit in a pie plate, and then put the topping--you guessed ... Read More about (Four Fruit) Apple Crisp
Much to my husband's dismay, these peppers contain no meat and were not particularly filling. So if you have a husband or an appetite, you might want to double the recipe. As you might guess, the recipe begins by gutting 4 peppers (can be any color) and steaming them in 1 inch of water for 5-8 ... Read More about Mexican Stuffed Peppers
Sometimes, on a lazy Saturday afternoon, you find yourself kind of hungry. Not super duper hungry (maybe because you went out for breakfast or had a late breakfast/lunch), but in the mood for a little something. And sometimes the weather is a bit cool, so you're in your sweatpants just chilling with ... Read More about (Vegetable or) Fruit Oven Pancake
OK so, since I stole the idea of cooking through a cookbook from her, I thought I'd read Julie Powell's Julie & Julia. In case you've been living under a rock, the basic premise is that she decided to cook all 524 recipes in Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Julia Child in one year. You ... Read More about Julie & Julia Book Review