Archive for the The Other Half Category

Grain-free Strawberry Crumble

Do you ever have so many strawberries and they are at risk of going bad before you can eat them all? This rarely happens to us, but the other week I had bought our regular amount of strawberries and forgot that I had also bought

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Simple Asparagus with Butter

It’s asparagus season! There is one vendor at one of the local farmer’s markets that sells the most delicious asparagus, and I wait all year to buy some. Then I buy it every week and eat so much of it that by the time the

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Pastrami Roll-ups

I love pastrami. And I used to love pastrami sandwiches with lots of warm pastrami piled high on rye bread and slathered with spicy brown mustard. I grew up eating pastrami sandwiches on rye, and every now and then I want one. I rarely eat

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Grain-free, Sweetener-free Pumpkin Pie Muffinettes

These look like cookies, but have the texture of muffins. So since I didn’t know what else to call them, I’ll dub them “muffinettes.”

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Sweet Potato Spinach Frittata

I like simple breakfasts, but they have to taste good. And I want all my meals, but especially breakfast, to be good for me. This frittata fits the bill!

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The Easiest Thai Curry Ever

I love Thai food! Most Indians I know love Thai food, too. Both are Asian cuisines that use some of the same ingredients (coconut, chilies, cumin, coriander, and garlic, to name a few), although in different combinations with very different results. Both have curries, both

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“Faux-co-roons”

Since my mother is Jewish, but certainly not Kosher, I grew up eating several “traditional” Jewish foods. One of my favorites is latkes. Another is macaroons. With Passover approaching, I’m reminded of the Manischewitz chocolate, vanilla, and chocolate chip (my favorite!) macaroons that Mom would

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Chicken Stir Fry

I first started making (a version) of this recipe when B and I first got married. At that time, neither of us knew much about cooking, and I found a basic stir fry recipe somewhere and it has evolved from there. This is one meal

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Super Easy Breakfast Scramble

I really like breakfast, but it can be a challenge to make a protein-rich, satisfying meal on weekdays since they often take more time than I have in the morning. This, however, took about 15 minutes total to make and was delicious!

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Cauliflower Rice

We eat a lot of rice around here. As is true of most Asian cuisines, rice is a staple of Indian food, and for the most part, I can’t imagine curries without it. However, I have found that I feel much better (and so does

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