Category Archives: vegetable

Homemade Pumpkin Puree

There is something very satisfying about making a pumpkin pie completely from scratch.  As a first step, you need to make pumpkin puree from a pie pumpkin, also known as a sugar pumpkin.  My small pumpkin yielded nearly 3 cups … Continue reading

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Beans ‘n Greens

We’ve had beans ‘n greens in two different restaurants recently, and this was our second attempt to recreate the dish at home.  This time the flavors came together nicely.  I recommend using more than one type of green for a … Continue reading

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Easy Eggplant Parmesan

As I started to type this, I realized that our eggplant parmesan does not actually contain any parmesan.  Oops – we’ll have to add it next time.  J was very resistant to the idea of this dish until we saw … Continue reading

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Oven Roasted Kale

I tried making kale chips a while back, but they didn’t quite turn out.  I’m not sure what kind of kale I used, but it was really thin, and the chips stuck to the pan.  After picking up some kale … Continue reading

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