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Beet Green and Goat Cheese Crostini

More greens. More goat cheese. Another bruschetta. There are obviously some common themes in our posts recently, mostly due to our csa. I have a feeling there are going to be a lot of pizzas, bruschettas, and pastas this summer; each serves as a blank ‘canvas’ of sorts for the ingredients of the moment. This...

Pizza Bianca with Goat Cheese and Greens

My favorite pizza. Ever. The unique combination of ingredients make this sauce-less pizza one to remember. It was one of the first things we made as soon as the swiss chard started to show up in our CSA. I know Taylor would much rather have manly pizzas with meat and red-sauce, but this pizza is...

Roasted Salmon with Rhubarb and Red Cabbage

First, take one of the strangest combinations of ingredients you’ve ever seen. Then spend way too much time slicing and dicing and prepping and sauteing. And when you finally (90 minutes later) sit down to eat, the final product is good. But not hour-and-a-half good. The flavor combinations are unique, and to be honest, quite...

Portobello Buffalo Burgers with Celery Apple Slaw

This one is dedicated to my dad, because it might be something he’d actually eat. Well, if you didn’t tell him about the mushrooms, that is. :) To be honest probably 3/4 of the things we cook would be deemed inedible by my dad (desserts not included, of course). Always makes it tricky when he...

Midnight Chocolate Cookies

There were some truly delicious goodies at the Sweet Relief bake sale a few weeks back (which, by the way, ended up raising $1000 for flood relief! Go us!) Taylor and I, as much as we wanted to take one of everything home, wound up purchasing just a few treats to enjoy later. One of...