Monthly Archives: March 2011

quinoa-buckwheat granola

Say what you want about Rebecca Black and her hit single (uh… or something) “Friday“… but the girl’s got some sense. An essential part of her morning (along with “be[ing] fresh”) is eating breakfast. And that’s more than I can … Continue reading

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Quick housekeeping issue! The First Kitchen now has a Facebook page. Click the link to “Like” TFK and keep up with blog news :) I spent the first Saturday of spring break going to three grocery stores. I wish I … Continue reading

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jalapeƱo and pea pesto crostini

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! If you’re in Austin, please take a moment to step outside and bask in the glory that is the early Texas springtime. Take a drive to see the wildflowers! Bike to Central Market just to buy … Continue reading

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smoky chipotle cilantro hummus

Can you believe it’s already March? I’ve finally adapted to writing “2011” at the top of my notes, but it’s still unbelievable that we’ve already put a huge chunk of the year behind us. I’ve enjoyed 2011 so far–my classes … Continue reading

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