From the monthly archives:

June 2009

Meatless Monday: Pistachio Pesto

June 30, 2009

Yesterday was yet another fun day at the Government Center Farmer’s Market.  This week’s CSA share continued on the excitement of last week and contained a jar of orange marmalade, quart of strawberries, head of lettuce, 1 1/2 pounds of broccoli, 1 large bunch of green onions, 1 large bunch of basil, and 1/2 pound […]






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Multigrain Peach Waffles

June 28, 2009

This weekend was incredibly restful.  Friday was a day off for me and spent running errands with a friend and enjoying a brief lay by the pool.  Yesterday my boyfriend and I took a road trip to pick up more milk for my cheesemaking and also go outlet shopping.  I happened to luck out because […]






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Swiss Chard with Beets, Goat Cheese, and Raisins

June 28, 2009

June has been an odd month here in Boston. It’s felt more like April with endless days of clouds and rain. Yesterday though we finally got the ideal summer day: bright, and breezy with just a light touch of humidity. (Granted, I could have done without the humidity but after all the storms it seemed […]






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Melon Banana Smoothie

June 26, 2009

The first day I joined Equinox, my new gym, I treated myself to a post-workout smoothie in their cafe. I was drawn in by the intriguing name – Brainiac – and two of the ingredients: melon and banana. I love melon but find it isn’t very common as a smoothie ingredient so I was curious […]






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Baking for the Troops (Month 3)

June 9, 2009

Baking for the troops was so rewarding in April and May that it was never a question of whether or not I would participate again this month.  This time to add a twist I decided to do a themed box.  Since it’s just starting to get warm here in Boston a summer themed box came […]






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Lobster Taste on a Shrimp Budget

June 8, 2009

I enjoy the expression “Champagne taste on a beer budget” even though it’s not so fitting as I don’t drink beer. However, it does describe me for the better part of my twenties (Not that they are over yet). However, I’d like to think that due to a lot of hard work and money management […]






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