Category Archives: Food

Confluent Kitchen: Sunday Breakfast Edition

What says late Sunday morning better than a rich, delicious breakfast? Man-sized omelettes! Man Omelette Recipe 3 eggs (preferrably fresh and organic) 2 tsp heavy cream 1 oz quality grated cheddar 2 scallions, chopped 5-6 baby bella mushrooms, sliced 6 … Continue reading

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A Confluent Kitchen First.. Dessert!

It’s not often that I foray into the world of desserts and baked goods.. Hell, it’s the first time I’ve done anything other than cheesecake.. but here we are. Confluent Boyfriend made a request for spicy salmon bowls again, so … Continue reading

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Spicy Salmon Rice Bowl? Get in my face please.

The other day I was discussing with a friend, how much I freaking LOVE japanese food. Sushi and sashimi in particular. As we were discussing, I decided that a spicy salmon rice bowl existed in my very near future. Admittedly, … Continue reading

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Leftovers Lo Mein

Today was a busy day in the Confluent Kitchen. I found out I start back to work on Monday (YAY!!), did some revamping on my website, and (of course) fiddled around in the kitchen. I am still reeling from my … Continue reading

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.. no one truly understands my delusions of grandeur

quite like Amy Raher. She is wicked funny with access to Photoshop and the interwebs!!  

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.. and in a surprising comeback, Michelle – 1, Makhani – 0

…and the crowd goes wild!! Or maybe just asks what makhani is and why I needed a comeback.. 😀 The other night I had a delightful dish, Paneer Makhani, at the local Indian restaurant. It was a delightful blend of … Continue reading

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In a 50/50 combination of channeling my desire for cooler weather through cuisine and taking advantage of this weekend’s local farmers market, I came up with a plethora of summer squash and other tasty vegetables. I decided, rather than the … Continue reading

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“Meatless” Meat: My Epiphany

Being a recent convert (re-convert, post-pre convert) to a mostly meatless life, I’ve been focused heavily on coming up with  veggie-centric meals this time. Past experience has shown that relying on quorn, boca, morningstar,tofu, or TSP for my entrees tends … Continue reading

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Not to be a corporate shill, but you should totally..

..try the Nutribullet. Like any self-respecting American, I was up late watching infomercials not too long ago, when this juice extracting device caught my eye. It spoke to me on a few different levels.   1) I typically drink a … Continue reading

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“What I’ve Got Laying Around” Chili

The Confluent Boyfriend and I were having a discussion about my new-found (old-found, revisited) vegetarianism. His primary complaint is usually that we fall back to pasta as a main dish. As a challenge to myself, I’ve decided that, other than … Continue reading

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