Monthly Archives: October 2008

How we spent our Halloween

Yep, it was a super-exciting evening here, eating our stir-fry made with the Seitan o’Greatness and doing a crossword puzzle…..NOT carving pumpkins, NOT dressing up, and NOT giving out candy (because nobody ever comes out this far).                                                            The weather … Continue reading

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Everything is more beautiful on a Trader Joe’s spinach tortilla

We got two very small squash from our garden this year.  Tonight we used one to make quesedillas based on this recipe from Vegan Dad, only of course we used squash for the sweet potatoes.  We’ve had them both ways … Continue reading

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Lunch not-meat

Lately I’ve been making seitan once a week.  For one thing, it’s an easy filling for sandwiches, which are dinner at least weekly.  For another, Papa seems to love it.  To me, it seems a little too "meaty," and I’ve … Continue reading

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Stuffed Peppers

Tonight we ate leftovers, so here’s something I made two weeks ago when we were pulling in any miniature, straggly plant we had from the garden in advance of the frost.  We had a lot of little-ish peppers, and I’d had … Continue reading

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Good Old Moosewood Cookbook

No matter what kind of hummus we buy, Papa always has a soft spot for the Moosewood recipe, and on the weekend we cooked some garbanzo beans and he made it the way he likes it – with big chunks.  … Continue reading

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Suddenly Winter

Suddenly we’re cooking for cold winter nights.  As it’s about 32 degrees right now, and snowing to boot, I guess it qualifies… and this evening it felt like winter cooking for sure. First of all, we made this soup from … Continue reading

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The race against time….

…… before all of that produce spoils, of course!  This is another Thank You Claudia! post, because what’s on this plate is all from her, grown by Gardens to Be.  Roasted new potatoes; roasted brussells sprouts (recipe from Veganomicon); steamed … Continue reading

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Long days during the week…

So you’d think that with that whole empty-nest thing we’ve got going here, we’d have all the time in the world to hang out and cook.  Not!  By the time we get home, I’m lucky to take a walk before … Continue reading

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Not Fair!

     This evening we went to dinner with Eli before he got on the bus to Kansas.    We went to Husnus on State Street, our old favorite.  Papa and I didn’t want a huge meal, so we each got … Continue reading

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Missing Autumn?

Today I went into Mount Horeb to do some errands.  I really wanted to take a walk, but it’s the first day of deer hunting season in Chronic Wasting Zone, and I didn’t want to risk it.  So instead I … Continue reading

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