Miso Marinated Grilled Summer Squash

Recipe | Miso-Marinated Grilled Summer Squash

In general, I don’t try to recreate restaurant recipes. While there have been a few that turned out well (like my Thai pizza), most of the time they don’t seem to measure up. It’s easier to just go to the restaurant in question and have the real thing. Unfortunately, one of my favorite vegetable dishes… 

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Different Varieties of Zucchini and Summer Squash

Menu Plan Monday [Vegetarian Meal Ideas!] – 8/22

We had quite a busy weekend. I wanted to go back to the big farmers market in Raleigh on Saturday because I felt like I was so overwhelmed by its sheer awesomeness last time that I didn’t really get everything I should have. So this time, I bought lots of perennials (salvia! clematis! other plants!)… 

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Petit Gris de Rennes Melon in sling

Garden Update: Transitioning into Fall…

I guess I was a little premature in my bragging the last time I posted about my garden. Because suddenly, everything went downhill. We got 4 more beans after the first 3, bringing us to a grand total of 7 for 9 plants. The zucchinis kept growing to a certain point and then molding and… 

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Menu Plan Monday [Vegetarian Meal Ideas!] – 8/15

I hope you all had a super fantastic weekend. Mine was busy, busy, busy. We went to the big farmers market in downtown Raleigh and I bought a bird bath, several pounds of eggplant, and regretted not buying a fig tree. I’ve never even eaten a fig before, but a $6 fig tree just seems… 

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Root Beer Float Pops

Recipe: Root Beer Float Popsicles (Great for Zoku!)

I know “popsicle” is a brand name, but it’s like Kleenex, you know? I try to train myself to use the term “ice pop” but it feels so unnatural. It’s just not right! So, on topic: Root Beer Float Popsicles. I am still madly in love with my Zoku Quick Pop Maker (if loving the… 

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