Archive for January, 2009

Burgerville has impressed me

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

Fast food with no shortcuts I ate fast food. Granted I had a coupon from the Chinook Book for a 2 for 1 veggie burger, so like most good girls exposed to a Depression-era mindset from their grandparents, I used my coupon. Expecting a generic veggie burger mass produced and lacking flavor, I was shocked […]

Nana Keane Bread, a.k.a. Banana Zucchini Bread

Friday, January 9th, 2009

Banana Zucchini Bread Welcome to the best of both worlds. My childhood banana bread meets the zucchini bread and they live happily ever after. I love this bread because it’s sweet, dense and moist.  It doesn’t fall apart if you want to slather on the jam or butter.  And it’s lower fat and has lovely […]

Aduki Acorn Soup

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

V’Con Soup of Awesomeness I have been on a soup kick lately and have been trying some new recipes out of cookbooks. The most exciting soup I made in December was hands-down the Aduki Acorn squash soup with shiitake mushrooms. It was a party on my palate! I loved the combination of Asian flavors and […]

Beers to enjoy in the new year

Thursday, January 1st, 2009

Currently pleasing my palate I’d like to officially welcome the new year and bring these 2 beers into 2009 with me. Having a father-in-law who enjoys brewing and all things beer related, I have been privileged this holiday season to try many new kinds of beer. My current two favorites are pictured and I’d like […]