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Feed Us, Day 2: Pasta E Fagioli

Day two, and we’re eating pasta. What got me about this one is how creamy the sauce looked and tasted, with absolutely NO CREAM. That’s what I’m talking about. We added some fennel, which combined with basil and oregano and tomatoes, smelled, as Taylor put it, like a pizza parlor. Unfortunately, we went a bit...

Feed Us, Day 1: Chicken & Basil Stir-Fry

Day 1 of our Feed Us experiment. This recipe, a lovely and ridiculously simple chicken and basil stir fry was submitted by Lilie of A Planet 4 Creation (truly awesome jewelry), and Asian Buzz (her blog). Thanks for feeding us, Lilie! :) We added a bit of sugar and spice to the chicken marinade, in...

Feed Us!

So here’s the deal. We’re going to the grocery store on Tuesday. We want you to tell us what to eat. Leave a comment with a recipe or a link to a recipe you think we should cook this week. We’ll pick the 5 that appeal to us most and cook them, photograph them, and...

Toasted Tomato, Basil, and Goat Cheese Sandwiches

Another perfect summer meal. Full of fresh and bright flavors. This is one of those meals that is so incredibly simple to make, and yet when you’re eating it you feel like a true gourmet. We sliced up the rest of our heirloom tomatoes, using a combination of orange and green zebra tomatoes. With some...

Garden Greens with Yellow Tomatoes and Peaches

I told you something good would come out of those lovely peaches and tomatoes. I think we’ve been ‘stuck’ in winter mode since, well, winter. In fact, last week, we had a friend in town, and decided to cook some of the heaviest, hottest meals in our recipe book. Go figure. After a few days...

The Missing Foodies?

With our posting frequency lately you’d assume we were on some new-fangled extreme diet or something. Well, we’re not. Unless it was a crazy cupcake-only diet or something. But we do have an excuse (or two… or three), that has kept us away from this blog. First, summer vacations. Or a lovely (and not as...