Monthly Archives: April 2011

Split Pea and Turkey Kielbasa Soup

Split pea soup, in all of its thick, green glory is delicious.  It’s comforting, nutritious, easy and cheap to make.

But let’s get real.  It can look a little…well, gross.  The color and texture can be a little off-putting.

Not to mention, have you ever tried to photograph it and make it look gorgeous?  It’s tough.  Real tough.  Soup is hard enough to photograph and make look tasty, but split pea soup, my friends, is nearly impossible.

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Author: Adrienne | Categories: Home Cooking + Recipes | Comments: 2

Honey-Chile Chicken Wings

 

I’ve noticed that there are chicken wing people and non-chicken wing people.

I’m a non-chicken wing person.  The typical wing in a restaurant is fried and covered in buffalo wing sauce, a texture and flavor I’ve just never quite gotten into.

My fiance, Casey, is definitely a chicken wing person.  Chicken wings on a menu in a restaurant?  Pretty sure he’s ordering them.  He’s ordering them and then devouring them like a mad man.

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Author: Adrienne | Categories: Home Cooking + Recipes | Comments: 1

Lemon Orzo Salad with Asparagus and Tomatoes

In Washington, the months of October through May can be pretty gray, and month after month of gray can be a bit of a downer.

Today, for about a half hour, I saw blue sky.  No, this is not a metaphor for life — there was blue, and even a spark of sun!

It’s the first week of April and officially Spring.  The local farmer’s markets opened their season this weekend, and the vendors were just as enthusiastic as I was about the glimmer of hope in the sky.

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Author: Adrienne | Categories: Home Cooking + Recipes | Comments: 121
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