Tag Archives: Deborah Madison

Strawberry Cream Waffle

Spring gardening is well-underway here in the Upper Midwest. The rhubarb and asparagus are mere DAYS away from first harvest, I have some tomato and pepper seedling starting in the basement, and out in the garden we’ve put in potatoes, onion sets, leeks, and a salad garden with carrots, kale, and lettuces. I plan to […]

Fried Tofu and Cabbage with Peanut Sauce

My kiddo helped me shop this past week, and he was insistent that we purchase a purple cabbage. He also shouted ‘cabbage! cabbage! cabbage!’ as we made our way through the produce department. This lasted until we got to the sweet potatoes, and then he changed his tune to (you guessed it) ‘sweet potatoes! sweet […]

Oatmeal Pancakes and Maple Pear Compote

We have fantastic neighbors. Not just good neighbors–good neighbors are people who live in close proximity and refrain from having a garage metal band or weed-whacking at 6 am. Fantastic neighbors let you walk on their trails whenever you want, let you borrow a single egg (and deliver it to your door in the pouring […]

Beets and Whole Wheat Linguine

The debate of nature vs. nurture will probably always rage – but when you see characteristics of yourself popping up in a two-year-old, you have to assume genes pass on strong and very detailed traits. My oldest son has inherited my palate – he loves fruits and veggies, will try most foods without hesitation, and […]

Lentils and Toast

I think this dish is a perfect meal – it has fiber, protein, veggies, and it is delicious and comforting. It’s a warm combination of lentils, spinach, and caramelized onions, with whole grain toast and a boiled egg to accompany it. I could eat it for any meal of the day, and be happy and […]