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Lemon Blueberry Muffins

These muffins are great fresh or even frozen(reheated).  They have a nice lemon snap followed by the sweet tang of blueberry and then cake-y goodness.  I usually use organic ingredients to make these, but when the items are out of season and the wife wants a batch, I settle for the best quality I can […]

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YA Vegetarian Chili recipe

I’ve decided recently to focus more on healthier cooking, and with the number of vegetarians and light meat eaters around me have been trying to focus on vegetarian recipes (rather, I should say trying to make them vegetarian or as meatless as possible, but vegetarian first…then add meat back in next time if I feel […]

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Honey Wheat Bread recipe

I make this Honey Wheat bread as our normal bread loaf for everyday use.  I generally put it into the bread maker on the dough cycle, then pull it out, split it into 2 loaves and proof it again before baking.  I could bake it in the bread maker, but I don’t like the shape […]

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Chili recipe

I’ve made this chili a few times for friends and family, and even taken it to the wife’s work, as well as mine for a chili cook off.  Unfortunately, at my office it lost the chili contest (though not a reflection on the recipe).  Here are the basic ingredients(based on what I can get at […]

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Asparagi alla Carbonara

I hadn’t intended to turn this into a food blog, but it appears I don’t have much to say during the week (probably because work and school occupy so much of my time).  Since I really want to keep in the habit of posting articles, I’ve decided to try and fill the gaps with food […]

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Black Bean Soup

Black Bean Soup – serves 4 – Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 medium or 1 large onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 tablespoons chili powder, or more to taste 2 15 oz cans black beans, or 4 cups cooked from dry 4 cups vegetable stock Tobasco Chipotle pepper sauce (if desired) Salt Course […]

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Vegetarian Lentil Chili

Phil’s Vegetarian Lentil Chili I was inspired to make this after reading Willi’s recipe at  I took her basic recipe and adjusted it to be more to my liking.  I made sure to honor the spirit of it by keeping it vegetarian (at least one of the spirits).  Next time I will try it […]

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