Oops, I forgot about you.

Woa, where has the time gone? I’m going to have to stop trying to make excuses as to what life obstacle got in my way and took me away from blogging for so long. A new job. Vacation. Summer sunning. Summer drinking. Sumer cooling. The list could go on.

Instead of pretending that I will be able to finish every saved draft I’ve created and forgotten about. Let’s try killing a few birds with one stone. I present to you my compilation: My Month in the Kitchen (or so). Here are some of the fun things that I’ve been up to over the last couple of months…

Bourbon Brownies

Bourbon Brownies

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Consider Me: Salsified

Salsify Root

I think I’ve found the new kale.

Or at least something to hoard for the next few months alongside the crunchy-green masterpiece. And let’s face it, I eat a lot of kale, so some diversity in my diet –even if for a few weeks/ months/ whatever — will be a good idea (and Gabe can only handle so much of my crunchy-greens-obsessing I’m certain.)

If I judged on first impressions alone, I never would have dove into this long, dirty root. It’s one of the items that I’ve probably walked past in produce markets before, and never thought twice. But after reading encouraging reviews from the wonderful folks at South Mountain Veggies, I was convinced to at least give it a try. Heck, the worst that would happen is I would waste a few dollars and throw it away. I can think of many worse things.

And let me just say, this root will change your eating life.

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