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CSA Spectacular: February 2017

Achievement: #11. Monthly CSA Posts

February’s batch of recipes highlight winter veggies, from beets and sweet potatoes to parsnips. Check it out! Continue reading

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CSA Spectacular: The February and March Summation

Achievement: #11. CSA - Weekly Posts

After a too-long hiatus, we return with some farm-to-table recipes we tried out with the help of our CSA from Penn’s Corner. Take a look! Continue reading

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CSA Spectacular: The January Report

Achievement: #11. CSA - Weekly Posts

We roar back with a mega-edition of choice homecooking recipes, inspired by the offerings of the Penn’s Corner CSA. Check ’em out! Continue reading

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CSA Spectacular: August Highlights

Achievement: #26. Join a CSA

Getting back into the CSA updates, here’s our August recipe wrap-up! Continue reading

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CSA Spectacular: Beets, Bouquets, & Beans

Achievement: #26. Join a CSA

The 7th week of our CSA share brought us a bunch of fruits, beans, and greens. With a little effort, we were able to find homes for just about everything; we’re loving how the CSA is pushing us to get more creative with our cooking. Check out some of the tasty side dishes we were able to concoct! Continue reading

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10,000 Tables: The January Wrap-Up

Achievement: #25. Participate in 10,000 Tables (Monthly Report)

This year, we’ve decided to embark on the 10,000 Tables challenge, with a goal of sitting down to 2 homecooked meals together per week. Here’s our wrap-up of how January went! Continue reading

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Living And Learning As We Make Restaurant Meals At Home

Achievement: #30. Make 50 New Recipes

With Restaurant Week just on the horizon (omg omg omg I can’t wait), I thought it was time to update everyone on where we are with regard to our cooking Achievement. As you may recall, we set out to try … Continue reading

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The Elaborate Monthly: Pork Chop Sauté With Peaches

Achievement: #34. Have One New Elaborate Homecooked Meal a Month

Funnily enough, we made our August meal waaaaaaay back in the beginning of August… and it took me until September to post about it. My bad! However, this August, I decided to make a homecooked meal not only for my … Continue reading

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The Elaborate Monthly: Mahi-Mahi, Corn On The Cob, & Homemade Hush Puppies

Achievement: #34. Have One New Elaborate Homecooked Meal a Month

Well, when you’ve got a stormy summer night preventing you from using the grill, what do you do? If you’re me, you go, “Let’s look in the freezer!” Yep, that’s how this story starts. It was dismal all day, so … Continue reading

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