Saturday, September 05, 2009

nature, meals

Sorry for the delay in posting, but it's been a busy week again! (Big surprise!) I enjoyed Liz's solution to my lack of time dilemma . . . she suggested we just move to St. Paul! :)

Anyhow, here are a few pictures from a day hike Dan and I took last Sunday at the MN Valley State Recreation Area:
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A few meals from the past week . . .

Cheesy beans and rice with a side of greens:
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"Mediterranean Baked Lima Beans" from Veganomicon, "Saffron Rice" from Vegetarian Suppers from Deborah Madison's Kitchen, and steamed artichokes:
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It's nice when the words "I feel like a treat" are met with, "I'll go get ice cream!"
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"Eggplant and Tomato Gratin" from Deborah Madison, again, with bread and butter:
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And to conclude, an awesome picture of my little hobbit-kitty:
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6 comments:

Courtney said...

Yay--isn't that Mediterranean Baked Lima Beans recipe from Vcon the best?! SO good, right?! Where did you find the big limas? Or are those still the ones I gave you?!

Have fun this weekend!

Courtney

HayMarket8 said...

Those are some amazing pictures!

Catherine said...

Courtney, I didn't use large limas -- just regular ones that I found at Kowalski's. (And the jumbo limas you gave me a while back are long gone!)

HayMarket, thanks! I like taking pictures.

Sophia.Pflieger said...

Those are some awesome pictures, nothing like visiting nature to recharge your batteries!
I love steamed artichokes, one of my favorite foods!
Sophia,
http://whatyourmommadidntknow.blogspot.com/

Carrie™ said...

Gorgeous photos! Nature & food both.

aTxVegn said...

Your hiking scenery is so beautiful! Your meals look wonderful. I loved the baked lima beans!