Boozy Pumpkin Bread

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Moist, old-fashioned pumpkin bread loaded with spices and topped with a sugar crust. Welcome to my new blog home!! I'm very excited about it, and hope you enjoy the new digs. I'm still re-orienting a bunch of the photos and getting all my recipes integrated into recipage, so please be patient with me while I get this done in the evenings (in between gift wrapping, holiday get-togethers, and ...

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Summertime Corn and Seafood Stew

Corn Stew with Shrimp and Clams 400 : The Wimpy Vegetarian

Summertime stew packed full of summer vegetables, clams, and shrimp...made smokey from Hungarian paprika and bacon. What is it about summer entertaining that makes us yearn for alfresco dining with everyone we know or have ever met? Warm summer nights. Long days of sunshine. Trees at their peak of fullness, a soft whisper of a breeze ruffling the leaves for a moment. Informal, comfortable clothes and conversation over large platters ...

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Avocado and Roasted Tomatillo Soup

avocado and roasted tomatillo soup / the wimpy vegetarian

Easy, refreshing soup of smoky roasted tomatillos, spicy chipotles in adobo, creamy avocado, and tart lime. Someday, if I ever write a cookbook, it will be on soup. Too narrow? I respectfully disagree. Too seasonal? No way. It's a wonderful way to celebrate each and every season. Butternut squash and roasted cauliflower soups in the fall and winter; spring lettuce or strawberry soups in the spring; fruit soups in the summer. Soup is the ...

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Strawberry – Rhubarb Syrup

Strawberry - Rhubarb Syrup-The Wimpy Vegetarian

Sweet-tart, minty syrup with accents of ginger and lime. Perfect with club soda for a summery non-alcoholic drink. It's odd, but I never sampled rhubarb's goodness until just a few years ago. I don't know why, really, because it turns out I've been missing out on something pretty terrific. I guess for starters, I have absolutely no memory of my mom cooking with it. Or anyone else's mom for that matter. By the time rhubarb crossed my path, ...

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Grilled Fennel-Bean Salad & Lemon Dressing

Grilled Fennel and Bean Salad with Lemon Sage Dressing-The Wimpy Vegetarian

Grilled fennel salad with cannellini beans and tomatoes tossed in a lemon-sage dressing, topped with Parmesan cheese shavings. Happy Memorial Day Weekend to all! Today I'm excited about a guest post I'm doing on RecipeLion, a recipe and cooking website from Prime Publishing that offers recipes, videos, healthy eating advice, party ideas and cooking techniques from top chefs, home cooks and experts. They have a focus on healthy cooking and ...

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Bowl of Mango Sunshine

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Refreshing fruit soup to celebrate lush, tropical mangos with accents of coconut and lime.   On a warm afternoon or evening, nothing hits the spot better than diving into a cold, refreshing fruit soup. Soups made from strawberries, cherries, or plums at their peak of ripe, full flavor are all favorites. So when Food52 staged a competition last week for mangos, the first second thing I thought of was a mango ...

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