Archive | February, 2011

Peach Muffins

So last week I was down to the bare essentials in my refrigerator and pantry. I had cereal but no rice milk; I had tomato sauce but no pasta; I had cans of beans and tomatoes but nothing to eat them with; I had 2 waffles, 2 apples, condiments and baking supplies. And it didn’t […]

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Pasta with Tomato-Avocado Sauce

This is the main dish my friends served when I went over for dinner. They had no qualms serving gluten-free pasta–they even like the taste of it (and who wouldn’t? Because it is delicious). They often make this simple sauce to go with their pasta; it’s a way to cook without slaving away in the […]

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Roasted Walnut and Pear Salad

I had a nice dinner get-together with some friends recently to catch up. They did the cooking (I observed it all in the kitchen), and everything was so delicious that I had to take pictures and post the recipes for my blog. This roasted pear salad is simple and delicious. It’s a perfect way to […]

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Rustic Home Spaghetti

This is one of my basic go-to pasta dishes. The cabbage and canned diced tomatoes are a great, tasty alternative to regular pasta sauce–and cheaper too. In the summer I sometimes use fresh tomatoes instead of canned. Ingredients (serves 2 to 4) 1 clove garlic, pressed 1 large shallot, chopped 1/4 to 1/2 medium to […]

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Ahi tuna

A delicious dinner, if I do say so myself. The original recipe called for Mahi Mahi, but since the store didn’t carry any, I decided to go with Ahi tuna as a substitute (you do what you can). This is a perfect dish to serve if you have a couple friends over for dinner (and […]

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