Tag Archives: vegetarian

blue dahlia bistro review and giveaway winner!

Hello dear readers! Today I want to talk about something I love (aside from food… though we will also talk about food). What I love, my friends, is frugality. I clip coupons on Sunday evenings; I buy the off-brand “mini … Continue reading

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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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back to school graham crackers and musings

School started again. What happened to my month-long break? I had a huge list of things I needed to do, and somehow the list is only marginally shorter. Under the column of things I accomplished: trying yoga (in my living … Continue reading

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12 Days of Cookbooks: pasta blahsta

I normally don’t share mediocre recipes with y’all, but I’m making an exception. (I mean it… which is why you haven’t seen peach clafloutis… capellini pomodoro… or watermelon agua fresca.) Wow, what a terrible way to start a post. Anyway, … Continue reading

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i have been busy

And when I haven’t been busy, I’ve been lethargic. I have recipes for you. I have so many wonderful recipes. But recipe-typing and recipe-related anecdotes take time and effort and love, most of which I don’t currently possess due to … Continue reading

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