Oven-Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

Oven-Roasted Tomatillo Salsa - Andrea Meyers

Have I ever mentioned that purple is my favorite color? I find the color exhilarating and like plants that bear purple fruits and vegetables, including tomatillos. Our tomatillo plants were slow this year along with everything else in the garden. The extended cold, wet spring put a damper on things, making everything slow to grow… 

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Tequila Lime Chicken Fajitas and the Great Chicken Marinade Controversy

Tequila Lime Chicken Fajitas - Andrea Meyers

The big Asian grocery store not far from my house had a great lime sale—20 limes for $1.00—so I came home with a bag of 20 limes and plans to make several lime dishes. This weekend we grilled some of this tequila lime chicken, which has become a favorite for us. How long should you… 

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Michael’s Vegetarian Chili

Michael’s Vegetarian Chili - Andrea Meyers

Michael saw a recipe in the Washington Post about twenty years ago that inspired him to make this. It’s a very healthy, low-fat, vegetarian chili. He likes it chunky, and true chili mongers might even call this a soup done up tex-mex style. When Michael makes it for himself, he uses lots of hot peppers…. 

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Layered Bean Dip and a Tribute to Fundraiser Cookbooks

I have a relatively small collection of fundraiser cookbooks. One is from my grandmother’s church, two are from hospital auxiliary groups, two are from elementary schools, two are from overseas women’s groups, and one is from a law firm that donated the proceeds to charity. I would really like to have more fundraiser cookbooks, because… 

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