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The Food Desert Project: Lightning-Fast Tomato Soup and Toasted Cheese Soldiers

The Food Desert Project: Lightning-Fast Tomato Soup and Toasted Cheese Soldiers
This is a week where, like most of you, I’m behind, frazzled, can’t think straight and really, really need dinner on the table ten minutes ago. Once upon a time, on a day such as this one, I sent my husband to make dinner, fully expecting to find cold bowls of cereal and glasses of... Read more »

The Food Desert Project: Apple Butter Almond Tart

The Food Desert Project: Apple Butter Almond Tart
When I first saw this post on Smitten Kitchen (via David Lebovitz, another blogger I follow, who got his inspiration from the Wednesday Chef, who got it…you get the idea) I immediately thought of my Food Desert project.  After all, any food desert is going to have jam or jelly, and I really liked the easy,... Read more »

The Wayback Machine: Fried Elvis Oatmeal

The Wayback Machine: Fried Elvis Oatmeal
What do Vegans and The King have in common? Well, I know Elvis wasn’t exactly known for healthy eating, but you have to admit the combination of pan-fried peanut butter and bananas is brilliant – replace the fried bread with whole grains, and you’ve got yourself a healthy breakfast! We buy a lot of bananas,... Read more »
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The Food Desert Project: Quick Pumpkin Chili

The Food Desert Project: Quick Pumpkin Chili
Chili is one of those wintertime foods everybody loves. It is a humble dish with an enigmatic past – some say it came by way of a mysterious Lady in Blue, others that it traces its roots to pre-Civil War Texas prison food, but everyone agrees it is delicious.  Traditional chili requires long, slow cooking, but I... Read more »