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Kirsten Madaus's Blog – October 2013 Archive (13)

Potato, Beet, and Leek Soup (Easy Slow Cooker Vegetable Stock)

A thick vegan or vegetarian or omnivorous soup of potatoes, beets and leeks, plus easy slow cooker vegetable stock instructions.

You can find the recipes…

Added by Kirsten Madaus on October 31, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

106 Recipe Ideas Using Ground Beef (A Recipe Round Up)

We got our beef recently, a locally-raised grass-fed steer who had a penchant for dandelions.  I ended up with a lot of ground beef from our share, and I asked my fellow food bloggers for recipe ideas.  I've curated these 106 recipes (breakfast through dinner) into 9 categories, with photos of each one.  If you need any ideas for what to make with your beef, check this out!…


Added by Kirsten Madaus on October 29, 2013 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Pumpkin and Black Bean Pizza on Roasted Pumpkin Dough

A hearty vegetarian pizza with pumpkin, black bean, and maple topping on a roasted pumpkin dough

You can find the recipes linked…


Added by Kirsten Madaus on October 26, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Squash, Mustard Greens, and Chick Pea Curry

I'm gathering recipes that are fast and easy to make for dinner once I pick up the farm share.  Because I'm lacking in clever wordsmithing skills today, I'm calling it Fast From the Farm Share.  Here's the first official installment.

A quick vegetarian stew of sautéed zucchini and yellow squash with mustard greens and chick peas in a prepared masala sauce.…


Added by Kirsten Madaus on October 25, 2013 at 1:12pm — No Comments

Mac and Cheese in a Pumpkin from MELT

One of the prettiest things I've done with a sugar pie pumpkin from my CSA farm share is this dish.  Creamy macaroni and cheese with bits of Italian sausage baked in a pumpkin from the new cookbook MELT:  The Art of Macaroni and Cheese by Stephanie Stiavetti and Garrett McCord.

You can…


Added by Kirsten Madaus on October 22, 2013 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Kalua Pig Pizza with Chinese Cabbage

Had a luau?  Got leftover Kalua Pig?  Use it to top a pizza, Hawaiian style, with Chinese cabbage, caramelized onions, and Manchego cheese.

You can find the recipe…

Added by Kirsten Madaus on October 19, 2013 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Butternut Squash, Chicken, and Rice Soup

A simple-to-throw-together soup of roasted butternut squash, sauteed vegetables, chicken, and rice.

You can find the stupefyingly simple recipe…

Added by Kirsten Madaus on October 17, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Butternut Squash Soaked Oat Muffins

A savory muffin of shredded butternut squash and buttermilk-soaked oats for a whole grain treat.  Easily customizable with cheese or ham, and delicious with soup or stew.…


Added by Kirsten Madaus on October 15, 2013 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

White Chicken Leek Pizza on Sweet Potato Crust

Chicken, leeks, and herbed cream cheese on a tender roasted sweet potato pizza crust.

The recipe is here.

Added by Kirsten Madaus on October 12, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Chicken Cider Stew from Kitchen Parade

Chicken Cider Stew is a savory stovetop dish that comes together quickly and uses the great stuff I'm getting from my CSA and my garden right now:  sweet potatoes, carrots, celery, onions and apples.

You can find…


Added by Kirsten Madaus on October 8, 2013 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Cheddar, Apple Caramelized Onion and Bacon Pizza

This is a yummy pizza inspired by an apple my mom brought me and some neat cheese I picked up at Costco.  Paired with some caramelized onions and crispy bacon from the freezer, it's a delicious fall pizza.

You can find the recipe…

Added by Kirsten Madaus on October 5, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Slow CookerGreen Tomato Chili with Pork and White Beans

Before I started food blogging I had no idea how useful a green tomato was.  I keep discovering more and more uses for them!  Here's an easy chili using green tomatoes and tomatillos from my CSA farm share.

The recipe and instructions are …


Added by Kirsten Madaus on October 3, 2013 at 9:54am — 2 Comments

Banana Date Pecan Muffins (No sugar, no honey, no agave, no stevia . . .)

These muffins are sweetened by fruit in its natural form:  very ripe bananas and dried dates.  You don't need the sugar!

I'll even go out on a limb and say that if you eat one of these before walking your first half marathon, you will have a Personal Record!…


Added by Kirsten Madaus on October 1, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments



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