Tag Archives: Ask Miss A

Lemon-Coconut Shortbread Bars

Easy dessert of lemon-coconut shortbread bars for a casual nibble or throw in the picnic basket. Yes, I know I promised another recipe for my Roasted Balsamic Tomatoes next. But I’ve been thinking about posting desserts on Fridays, and here we are at Friday already. […]

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Breakfast Pizza

Easy na’an pizza topped with asparagus, cheese and a fried egg.  I recently joined over 2000 people interested in tasting artisan cheeses at the Seventh Annual Artisan Cheese Festival in Petaluma. Armed with our passports to fun, a wine glass and an insulated bag with a cold […]

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Kale-Miso Sauté + Dates and Millet

miso-kale sauté with dates and millet, Nature's Path, easy entertaining, easy weeknight side dish, Ask Miss A

Simple kale sauté in a blend of rice bran oil and miso paste, all dressed up with dates and puffed millet. One of the things I enjoy about writing for Ask Miss A magazine is learning more about food companies that give back. Let’s face […]

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Hot Cross Buns

Good Friday traditional treat, sweet, spiced buns, yeasted bread

Traditional sweet, spicy yeasted buns for Good Friday, but wonderful all year round. Easter dinner is heaped in traditions all over the world, both because of the religious meaning of Easter, and the fact that it roughly coincides with the beginning of spring. Easter dinners […]

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Vegetable / Chicken and Rice Peasant Soup

cooking for a crowd, kid-friendly, comfort food, vegetable, chicken and rice peasant soup

Comforting soup packed with vegetables, rice, and (optional) chicken. When I get knocked around a little by life, I head to the kitchen to make soup or to bake. I’m convinced that soup, cookies, and cake are the original comfort foods, not just as hugs […]

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Cabbage Cups

cabbage cups filled with sweet potato puree, rice, leeks, and pepitas recipe

Cabbage cups filled with a sweet potato purée and a rice pilaf mixed with crispy leeks, raisins, and pepitas. First the exciting news. Are you sitting down? A few days ago I entered a twitter-based contest to be signed by a literary agent to write […]

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