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Sweet P’s Guide to Westchester’s Grocery Stores- Stop # 1- Trader Joe’s

I am an expert grocery shopper. I am always on a budget and always in search of great local products. The way that grocery corporations treat their employees and customers is also very important to me. I think it should … Continue reading

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Meatless Mondays

How do you all feel about Meatless mondays? http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2013/10/21/239126655/meatless-monday-movement-gets-more-veggies-on-the-menu?utm_content=socialflow&utm_campaign=nprfacebook&utm_source=npr&utm_medium=facebook Personally, I find it easier to go meatless at least 3 days a week. Since I have committed to buying organic, grass-fed, yadda yadda meat, I can only afford to eat … Continue reading

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CSA Cleanout quiche

A quiche has been a fail safe for me during my summer CSA. When I get a ton of veggies I make a pasta, a pesto, a pizza, and a quiche. You can flavor a quiche with almost anything and … Continue reading

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Ginger Sesame Noodles with Sriracha

I spent a lot of my babysitting money on Cold Sesame Noodles when I was in High School…one might call me a Cold Sesame Noodle Connoisseur! This is a great, easy recipe that uses mostly things found in an ordinary … Continue reading

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The mystery ingredient in action…Pumpkin Pie!

This recipe uses a roasted sugar pumpkin. I have been making pumpkin pie recipes with canned pumpkin for years. They are good too. The difference is very subtle but I do feel that using the sugar pumpkin gives the pie … Continue reading

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Lunch for today

Trader joe’s pumpkin ciabatta roll toasted with local goat cheese ricotta and homemade apple butter! Salty and sweet are so perfect together for lunch!

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BYO-Burrito

True Story: I was trying to type BYOB on my iphone when it autocorrected to ‘BYOBurrito.’ I imagined a clever apple employee cracking up behind a screen. Either that or I have been having way too many ‘burrito parties’!  (the … Continue reading

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