Shamrock Smoothie, aka “Liquid Luck”

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This month, our girl Lucy has been prepping for St. Patrick’s Day (she’s of Irish descent, of course)!  She happened to meet up with a leprechaun and charmed him with her fun, quirky personality.  He regaled her with stories of his escapades, including a tale about a time he drank “Liquid Luck.” Lucy was kind […]

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Garden Vegetable Chowder

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Garden Vegetable Chowder Makes 3 to 4 servings For the mushroom stock: 3 1/2 cups water 1/2 ounce dried shiitake mushrooms 1 piece kombu (approximately 6-square inches in size) For the chowder: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium-size carrot, sliced 1/4 cup diced onions 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger 2 tablespoons […]

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Desperation Dinners: Salad Soup (i.e., Creamy Spinach Soup)

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Salad Soup, aka Creamy Spinach Soup Makes about 6 to 8 servings 6 cups chicken stock 1 1/2 pounds spinach, roughly chopped 8 ounces peeled pearl onions 5 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons dried Italian herbs 1 tablespoon dried crushed basil 2 teaspoons dried crushed rosemary 2 teaspoons ground ginger 2 teaspoons ground cumin 2 […]

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