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Spaghetti Squash w/ Mushrooms and Sage

Warm your belly with this flavorful mix of the season’s best. The spaghetti squash is complemented with mushrooms and sage to create a distinctively delicious side dish. 1 small spaghetti squash (about 2 lbs) 1 tbsp butter 2 tbsp olive oil 1/2 an onion, chopped 12-16 ounces sliced mushrooms – crimini or shittake 4-6 garlic […]

Herbed Carrot Soup

Herbed Carrot Soup

You can make this with no oil. The onions and garlic can be cooked in the water with the carrots. Add the seasonings later, as the soup simmers. Par this soup with a delicious crusty bread, fritatta, or even samosas. 2 lbs carrots 1 medium potato 4 cups water 1 Tbsp butter or oil 1 […]

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Microplane Cube Grater: Cheese, Chocolate, Carrots and more

Microplane Cube Grater

We’re always looking for ways to cut down on clutter in the kitchen — seeking multi-functional kitchen tools that make meal prep and entertaining easier and less stressful. Microplane’s Cube Grater is just that. This multi-functional and diminutive gadget playfully recalls the shape of a Rubik’s cube toy and has the functionality of a traditional […]


Breakfast: Dressed in Style

Breakfast in our house is a communal affair. Whether it is a simple bowl of cereal on weekdays, or our pancake (or waffle) breakfast on Saturday mornings, our family gathers together for the morning meal before we scatter to this-and-that throughout the day. At times it is a bit harried — especially on the weekdays […]

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