Recipe: Grilled Eggplant & Veggie "Sandwiches"

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I don’t know about you but there are times when I see certain fresh produce and don’t see food; I see art. I see the beauty of the shapes, the intensity of the colors, the amazing textures; it’s all so beautiful that I just want to take pictures…

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Happy Mother’s Day!

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Just wanted to wish all of you amazing, devoted mothers out there a fabulous Mother’s Day! Of all the jobs out there, I think the job of a mother is the most important, most difficult, yet most underappreciated out there, and I am glad that there is a…

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Recipe: Banana, Almond Butter, and Honey Sandwich

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I’m being asked more & more frequently what it is that Poor Girl has for breakfast on a regular work day. I realized that though I’ve posted a couple of my weekend breakfast favorites here – meals that aren’t complicated but require a bit more time…

$1.10 / serving.
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What’s In Store for May

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Happy May, everyone! Crazy to think that tomorrow is already Cinco de Mayo, a fine excuse to celebrate with good food & drinks, even though the celebration isn’t technically ours (still, most of us are willing to join anyone’s party). I doubt…

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Long Lost Photograph #2

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Earlier this week I posted one of two lost recipe photos and promised you a second one. Here it is! For those of you wondering what the Farro & Red Beans with Caramelized Onions looks like, here you go. :) Not as gorgeous as the…

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Review: Kazoo Japanese Restaurant – San Jose, CA

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Recipe: White Bean & Veggie Salad

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It had been quite some time since I’d made some sort of random meal at work; I’d kinda been relying on my old standby, the HSAT, or simple salads with the only…

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Recipe: Spicy Orange Beef over Basil-Cilantro Brown Rice

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I scored some beautiful beef medallions on my last $25 Shopping Cart excursion and had a completely different recipe in mind for them. But as usual, these plans were derailed by my ever-fickle nature – and a random, sudden craving for Panda Express (???…

$3.25 / serving.
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Long Lost Photograph #1

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Earlier this month I promised to finally post some pictures to finally along with the two recipes on here that are sadly picture-less. Though I will have to push back the spanakopita promise yet again (my stove works but my oven decided not to hold a…

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Tastemaker Program Recipe: Mushroom Agnolotti with Fresh Spinach & Asiago Alfredo Sauce

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Like most of my fellow Foodbuzz.com Featured Publishers & Tastemaker participants, I received a lovely sample of Buittoni’s Wild Mushroom Agnolotti on my doorstep a few days ago. They seemed…

$4.50 / serving.
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The $25 Shopping Cart, Version 3.0

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Though I had every intention of heading out to a much more expensive store for this edition of The $25 Shopping Cart, life, as usual, got in the way. So instead of heading to the spendy store, I hit up my local outlet grocery store: Food Source. Or as…

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