Tag Archives: Greek yogurt

WEEKNIGHT DINNER: ORECHIETTE WITH FRESH PEAS, LEMON, AND GREEK YOGURT

  When we were a young family, I raised a great garden every summer in Northern California. One of the crops was peas. If you’ve never grown peas, you have not experienced abundance. Think rabbits. Literally. The peas grew faster and … Continue reading

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NOUVEAU IRISH SODA BREAD

thesolitarycook made friends all over the world yesterday.  She was hot in Ireland.  Definitely warm in the UK, a bit tepid in France, and one soul each in Germany and Australia stuck a respective toe in the water.  It isn’t … Continue reading

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SUPER BOWL SUNDAY: BREAKFAST PARFAIT

Let me explain:  I’m not a actually referring to That Which Shall Not be Named, except of course by those who are allowed make money by selling the right to use it for advertising purposes.  Or something like that.  I … Continue reading

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SAVORY OLIVE CAKE

Thank heaven for citrus fruits.  They’re the brightest colors and flavors we have going for us in many parts of the country right now.  Yesterday it was warm and sunny enough that I optimistically made a salad (see Jan. 16 … Continue reading

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A PRETTY SIMPLE LUNCH

A perfectly ripe avocado filled with a couple of generous dollops of Greek yogurt (recipe below, in Luck Times 3 post), a squeeze of lime, sea salt, smoked paprika.

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LUCK TIMES 3: GREEK YOGURT, AVOCADOS, AND CITRUS SMOOTHIES

Wandering through Costco last weekend, what did my wondering eyes behold, but a bevy of beautiful avocados that felt as though they might just ripen before they rotted.  I snagged the bag of 5 great big beauties and immediately started … Continue reading

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