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Nectarines in a Balsamic Glaze: Inspiration from Adversity

The other day I was getting ready for work.. packing up my lunch as per usual. I decided on a salad with cherry tomatoes, cheddar, greens, and a balsamic dressing. I threw a nectarine into the box for good measure, … Continue reading

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Farmers Market Finds

This weekend has been super busy for me. I’ve been writing up a storm for the examiner, as evidenced by: http://www.examiner.com/review/celebrate-national-ice-cream-day-with-coolhaus http://www.examiner.com/article/grilling-101 http://www.examiner.com/article/burbank-farmers-market-bounty-right-outside-your-front-door So, check them out and subscribe, please. 😀 Enough cross posting and hawking my own wares. Down … Continue reading

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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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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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Vegetable Gratin – My Lack of Self Control at the Farmers Market Yesterday..

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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