Category Archives: Leisure

Summer Bucket List 2011

In random order here is my bucket list for the summer: Catch some fireflies [Done] Watch a launch Play in the sprinklers [Done] Pick berries [Done] Make jam [Done] Make sidewalk art [Done] Go to an amusement park Go to … Continue reading

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Plum Spice Cake

This recipe was given to me by Iola Abel of Perry, Georgia. Since then I’ve tried to modify it to make it a wee bit healthier (less oil) and upped the flavor (more spice). It is a very simple recipe … Continue reading

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How to Juice Citrus Fruits

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Roasted Autumn Vegetables

The leaves are turning and the markets are full of pumpkins and squash. What better time to roast your veggies. You can add as much or as little as you like to this medley. Sometimes I’ll toss in a turnip … Continue reading

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White Bean and Bulgar Pilaf

Last weekend I decided it was time to experiment with the bulgar wheat in my pantry. It was time to break out of my two-bulgar-recipe-rut. This is what I made and it turned out quite tasty. Ingredients olive oil 2 … Continue reading

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Spicy Soba Noodles

When I first moved to D.C. I lived in a group house. Luckily we all liked each other and half of us were vegetarian so we would make dinner together at least once a week. I managed to capture a … Continue reading

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Pasta with Pesto, Beans and Broccoli

This is a variation on a recipe from Bon Appetit. It is pretty easy and quick! Pasta with Pesto, Beans and Broccoli 8 oz chunky pasta (I’ve used ditalini and penne) 1 lb broccoli, cut into 2 inch chunks 2 … Continue reading

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