Garlic Soup

Food, glorious food! We’ve been cooking more. Or, more accurately, Steve has been cooking more. I’ve mainly been sitting more, lately. And swimming. One especially delicious dish he made this week was from  Plenty cookbook, and it’s pictured above. His modifications: use bottled harissa, add a seedy, add soft whole-grain pita as a side, and add a dollop of…

Nearly-Equinox Meal

Only today have I noticed that in one of my rather frequent layout changes of this blog, I’ve accidentally dropped the area where I share my bucket list items. I know the list by heart, and sometimes it’s better to think a little more in generalities, so it’s not a great loss. Such generalities for…

Cilantro, 99 cents for two bunches

I’ve been traveling so much lately that Steve and I are finally getting around to cooking the dishes that we’d planned, and shopped for, over a month ago. One thing this means is that the cilantro I bought went bad, then went into the compost, late last week. As such, my weekend travel included a…

still don’t like ’em

Luscious Legumage , originally uploaded by arahbahn. So, the cupboard had some lima beans in it, and I had to use ’em. I even put them there, in my “project make myself eat beans because they are good for me.” I’d been afraid of beans for too long. Mom supplied a recipe, one from Cooking…