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The Olive Bar

As a kid growing up, I was not a fan of olives. I didn’t put them on my fingers and wiggle them ever-so-cutely. I pretty much just left them alone. And while I know I didn’t like them as a tyke, I have no idea when I started actually liking them. I...

Chicken Cutlets

The End of Week Thirty-Five

Weight-loss this week is being measured in ounces, not pounds – but it’s in the loss category. I’ll take it. It’s also being measured in the pain category. Our trainer is ramping it up, again. He had us working the core, today. I wanted...

Almond Butter

Almond and Raisin Butter

One thing I have learned living on the east coast is crystal blue skies mean cold. Gray skies mean h...

Pork and Cauliflower

Pork and Cauliflower

Tonight’s dinner is brought to you by purple cauliflower from the Lancaster Farmer’s Mar...

Steaks and Sweet Potatoes

The End of Week Fifteen

I’m down Thirty-One Pounds. Victor is under 200 lbs for the first time since he quit smoking a...

Beets and Pears

There is a new batch of produce in the house! It was starting to look a bit bleak… I do pretty...

Cranberry Pepper Jam

Cranberry Pepper Jam

I headed out this morning to see about putting the garden to bed for the season – and found an...

Mashed Potato Pancakes

Potato Broccoli Pancakes

Growing up, I always had mashed potato pancakes. I really don’t remember ever having shredded ...

Eggplant and Shallots

Eggplant and Shallots

The eggplants are still coming in and I’ve been looking for more and different ways to cook th...

Leeks, Fennel, and Rice

Leeks, Fennel, and Rice

I really can’t count the number of times I cooked steaks for us and midway through dinner said...

Corn Two Ways

Corn Two Ways

Tonight’s dinner is brought to you by my friend, the fresh cob of corn. Corn on the cob is suc...

Apples and Beets

Golden Beets and Apples

Victor started liking beets when he first had roasted golden beets. They were totally different than...