Sunday, October 14, 2007

two weeks?!?!??

How is it that I've been gone from the blogosphere for two whole weeks?

Well, I haven't been home much, and I've been eating out quite a bit, too. I've popped over to Chipotle with friends a couple of times, grabbed sandwiches from the coffee shop for lunch on my break at work, and Dan and I have been to the Holy Land Deli, to the Vietnamese place on my block (AMAZING stir-fried tofu with veggies,) and this morning, to Hell's Kitchen in downtown Minneapolis. (Mighty tasty -- I had the most delicate, fluffy, lemon-ricotta pancakes this morning . . . wowza. Pricey, though -- for two breakfasts, one coffee and one hot chocolate, and a big glass of freshly squeezed grapefruit juice for Dan, our bill was over thirty bucks. Whoops! Even though the food was amazing, this will have to remain an occasional treat.)

I have cooked a little, however!

Broccoli, White Bean, & Cheddar Soup (from Eating Well):
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Ingredients:
vegetable broth
water
broccoli crowns
cannellini beans
salt
white pepper
extra-sharp cheddar cheese

(This one was a big hit with Dan -- he ate almost the entire batch himself over the course of two days!)
(P.S. The soup was SUPER easy to make.)

Banana Bread (I veganized the recipe in Joy of Cooking):
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This turned out very, very nicely.

Dinner tonight:
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(One cannot exist on soup alone, eh? Plus, I had a request for garlic mashed potatoes.) Jerk Tofu (from the Post Punk Kitchen,) garlic mashed potatoes with Punk Rock Chickpea Gravy (from Vegan with a Vengeance,) garlickey kale, and fresh local tomatoes.

Night-night!

2 comments:

Savanna's blog said...

That soup looks amazing, as does the banana bread. Im so glad the tastes of fall are finally here! haha

Courtney said...

That tomato looks so good, as does the fruit salad next to your soup! Yum...

Courtney