Category: Vegetable

  • Happy for the new year

    Happy new year! I’m long past the requisite greetings and annual well-wishing. But that’s okay with me. This year I’ve decided to be happy. To let go. To not get hung up about the little things that will always go wrong just to annoy you. Sometimes, life happens. Actually, that’s most of the time. If […]

  • Vegetarian Polenta Casserole

    Writing about food is not easy. Even though there are thousands of food bloggers out there making it seem like it’s a dime-a-dozen kind of activity. Cooking food, as you know, is also not easy. It’s definitely not all rosewater and frosting here in the Bread & Beta kitchen. Dinner the other night was a […]

  • Inspired by Beet Fries

    Our CSA has finally started! I do love all the edible joys that summer brings. Thanks to Stillman’s Farm, we’re enjoying the start of another season of farm fresh produce. Our first box contained a bunch of beautiful, long beets, perfect for beet fries! Ever since our first encounter with Grass Fed, Jamaica Plain’s newest […]

  • Healthy Carrot-Zucchini Muffins

    I recently started volunteering with Cooking Matters. This is a program growing across the country to provide food and health education. I’m part of a 6-week class for parents of pre-schoolers. Each week the class goes over a new topic, like how to read nutrition labels, explaining different types of fats, whole grains, etc., and […]

  • Zucchini Pancakes, Korean style

    I love the variety of fruits and vegetables that summer brings en masse. We go through the contents of our CSA box like pirates looking at their bounty after a successful raid. “Aarrgh – more zucchini and lettuce” I tell Mike. Having such an abundance of certain ingredients has pushed us to experiment and explore […]

  • Mike’s Farm Fresh Special

    *Recipe Update – after checking in with BF, I had to update this recipe* I am extremely lucky to have a wonderful boyfriend. As an artist, he has a very flexible schedule and is frequently working at home. Over the summer he has been taking care of many things that I have been too busy […]