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Sesame-Miso Noodles with Green Onions & Edamame

October 27, 2014

Sesame-Miso Noodles with Green Onions & Edamame Serves 3 Ingredients for the Dressing: ¼ of a ripe avocado 1 Tablespoon white miso paste (I get it at Whole Foods) – $4.23 1 small garlic clove – stock 2 teaspoons lemon juice – stock ½ teaspoon sesame oil – stock ¼ kosher salt – stock 1/3 […]

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No-Cook Tomato & Brie Pasta Sauce with Sweet Basil

October 16, 2014

No-Cook Tomato & Brie Pasta Sauce with Sweet Basil Serves 4 Slightly adapted from a recipe published in Redbook Ingredients: 1-pound pasta (cavatelli or cavatappi works well here) – $2.39 ½-cup reserved pasta water 1-pound very roughly chopped ripe tomatoes (I use grape or cherry tomatoes b/c they’re often sweeter) – $3.99 ¼-cup extra virgin […]

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Blueberry Kale Muffins

October 9, 2014

Blueberry Kale Muffins Makes 12 Ingredients: 1½ cups whole wheat flour – stock 1 teaspoon baking soda – stock 1 teaspoon baking powder – stock ½ teaspoon salt – stock 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon – stock 1⁄3 cup maple syrup – stock 1 tspn vanilla extract – stock 1 egg, lightly beaten – stock 1⁄3 […]

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Orange-Juice-Glazed Acorn Squash with Cinnamon & Sea Salt

October 7, 2014

Orange-Juice Glazed Acorn Squash with Cinnamon & Sea Salt Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 acorn squash, halved and seeded – $3.87 1 cup orange juice – stock ¼-cup Demerara or Turbinado sugar (a large-crystal raw sugar, worth having a bag for dusting the top of baked goods with a crunchy caramel flavor) – $3.49 ½-teaspoon ground […]

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Warm Super Greens Salad with Pistachios & Sweet Peaches

August 25, 2014

Warm Super Greens Salad with Sweet Peaches Serves 6 Ingredients: 2 cups baby heirloom or grape tomatoes – $2.29 3 ripe peaches cut into 1/8ths – $1.60 18 cups of “super” greens – $5.99 6 Tablespoons of crumbled blue cheese – $3.99 (for the block) 6 Tablespoons of chopped nuts (I use pistachios) – stock […]

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3-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

July 21, 2014

3-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies Makes about 16 cookies Ingredients: 1 cup peanut butter, room temperature (chunky or creamy) – stock 1 egg – stock 1 cup white sugar – stock Grand total assuming “well-stocked” kitchen: $0 Directions: 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. 2. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients, mixing until smooth […]

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Summer Panzanella Salad with Sweet Peaches, Watermelon and Fresh Mozzarella

June 25, 2014

Summer Panzanella Salad Serves 4 Note: Unlike many of our recipes that get better with time, this one is best served and eaten immediately after preparing. Ingredients: 1 large beefsteak tomato, cut into 1-inch cubes – $2.39 3 cups cubed French bread or boule (1-inch cubes) – $2.49 Pinch of salt – stock 2 Tablespoons […]

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Mango-Cilantro Chutney

June 16, 2014

Mango-Cilantro Chutney Makes about 8-oz Ingredients: 1 large bunch fresh cilantro – $1.99 1 large jalapeno, seeded – $.69 1 mango – $2.50 Juice of 1 lemon – $.25 1 teaspoon salt – stock 2 teaspoons sugar – stock 2 tablespoons water – stock Grand total assuming well-stocked kitchen: $5.43 Directions: 1. Rinse the cilantro […]

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Carrot Cake Baked Oatmeal with Cream Cheese Drizzle

May 6, 2014

Carrot Cake Baked Oatmeal with Cream Cheese Drizzle Serves 6-8 Adapted from Cooking Done Light Ingredients for Baked Oatmeal: 2 cups old fashioned rolled oats, uncooked – stock ¼-cup flax seeds – $2.69 ½-teaspoon baking powder – stock 1 cup chopped pineapple – $2.99 1 cup grated carrots – $1.50 ¼-cup chopped walnuts – stock […]

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Sweet Potato-Butternut Squash Mac ‘n Cheese

April 29, 2014

Sweet Potato-Butternut Squash Mac ‘n Cheese Serves 8 Tip: My local grocery store sells Butternut squash already peeled and chopped. This makes the vegetable just so much more “user-friendly” as I simply had to cook it in a pot of boiling water along with the peeled and chopped sweet potato. I didn’t need all of […]

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Oatmeal Applesauce Banana Bread

March 31, 2014

Oatmeal Applesauce Banana Bread Makes 1 loaf Adapted from Ambitious Kitchen Ingredients: 1½ cups whole wheat flour – stock 1 cup rolled oats – stock 1½ teaspoons baking powder – stock ¾-teaspoon baking soda – stock 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon – stock ¾-teaspoon salt – stock 1 heaping cup of mashed bananas (about 3 medium […]

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Spinach-Mango Salad Pizzettes

March 18, 2014

Spinach-Mango Salad Pizzettes Makes 6 Pizzettes Ingredients: 1-package whole-wheat pita breads (6 per package) – $2.59 1/3 lb. Fontina cheese, shredded – $2.00 1 ripe mangoes, pitted and cut into ¼” dice – $1.00 3 Tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped – $0.99 1 Jalapeno pepper, minced – $0.14 ¼ cup Bermuda onion, finely diced – $0.79 […]

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Cold Sesame Noodles

March 11, 2014

Cold Sesame Noodles Serves 2 to 3 Adapted from Saveur Ingredients: ½ lb whole wheat spaghetti, cooked al dente, according to package directions (soba noodles also work, but I find they have a slightly bitter after-taste that’s distracting) – $2.19 4 Tablespoons sesame oil, divided – stock 2 Tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce – stock 1 […]

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Classic Chickpea Hummus

February 17, 2014

Classic Chickpea Hummus Makes about a pint Slightly adapted from Simply.Food Ingredients: 15-oz can of chickpeas (aka garbanzo beans), drained and rinsed – $1.29 1 clove garlic – stock 2 tablespoons water – stock 1 tablespoon olive oil – stock 3 teaspoons tahini (sesame seed paste) – $4.79 2 teaspoons lime juice – $0.59 Freshly […]

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Chewy White Chocolate Oatmeal Trail Mix Cookies

January 30, 2014

Chewy White Chocolate Oatmeal Trail Mix Cookies Makes about 24 cookies Adapted from Smitten Kitchen Ingredients: 1 cup wheat flour – stock ¾ teaspoon baking powder – stock ½ teaspoon baking soda – stock ¼ teaspoon table salt – stock 14 tablespoons unsalted butter, slightly softened – stock 1 cup sugar – stock ¼ cup […]

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Savory Marsala-Infused Mushroom-Shallot Sauce

January 24, 2014

Savory Marsala-Infused Mushroom-Shallot Sauce Serves 4 Note: The consistency is not particularly creamy nor saucy, it’s almost chunky, even tapenade-like. But it’s perfect and packed with flavor. Ingredients: 2 large shallots, halved – $0.89 3 cloves of garlic – stock 2 Tablespoons of olive oil, divided – stock 2 tablespoons of unsalted butter, divided (you […]

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Pumpkin Seed and Spinach Pesto

January 11, 2014

Pumpkin Seed and Spinach Pesto Makes about 2 cups Adapted from Whole Living Ingredients: 1 cup hulled, raw pumpkin seeds – $6.87 1 cup fresh basil, packed – $1.79 ¼-cup fresh chives, roughly chopped – $0.69 1 cup baby spinach, packed – $3.99 1 large garlic clove – stock 1 teaspoon salt – stock Freshly […]

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A Christmas Cinnamon Roll Coffee Cake

December 20, 2013

Cinnamon Roll Coffee Cake Serves 8 Ingredients: Dough: 1 package (2 ¼ tsp) active dry yeast – $1.99 1/2 cup warm water 1/2 cup lukewarm milk – stock 1/3 cup sugar – stock 1/3 cup butter, softened – stock 1 teaspoon salt – stock 1 egg – stock 3 ½ -4 cups flour – stock […]

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White Chocolate & Salted Cashew Cookies

December 16, 2013

White Chocolate and Salted Cashew Cookies Gently adapted from Allrecipes.com Makes 3 dozen Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour – stock 1 teaspoon baking soda – stock ¼ teaspoon salt – stock ¾ cup butter, softened – stock ½-cup and 1 Tablespoon packed light brown sugar – stock ¼-cup and 2 Tablespoons white sugar – stock […]

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Spiced Pumpkin Pancakes with Maple-Glazed Pecans

October 21, 2013

Spiced Pumpkin Pancakes with Maple-Glazed Pecans Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 cup whole wheat flour – stock 1 cup all-purpose flour – stock 2 teaspoons baking powder – stock ½-teaspoon baking soda – stock 1½ teaspoons cinnamon – stock ½ teaspoon nutmeg – stock ½ teaspoon ground ginger – stock 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves – stock […]

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Vegetarian Lasagna with Spinach, Sweet Potatoes, and Fontina Cheese

October 7, 2013

Vegetarian Lasagna with Spinach, Sweet Potatoes, and Fontina Cheese Serves 12 Ingredients: Whole wheat lasagna noodles (12 oz.) – $2.19 1 lb. sweet potato, peeled and cut into medium dice – $1.23 2 Tablespoons olive oil – stock 1 large Vidalia or sweet onion, diced – $1.19 1 ½ lbs. assorted mushrooms, sliced (I used […]

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Peach and Mozzarella Paninis with a Fig-Shallot Tapenade

September 23, 2013

Peach and Mozzarella Paninis with a Fig-Shallot Tapenade Makes 4 sandwiches (with leftover tapenade) Ingredients for the Tapenade: 1 Tablespoon unsalted butter – stock 3 shallots, minced finely or pulsed in a food processor – $2.49 1 teaspoon sugar – stock Salt & pepper – stock 6-7 fresh figs, finely diced or pulsed in a […]

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Pappardelle with Summer Corn, Caramelized Leeks and Sweet Basil

September 12, 2013

Pappardelle with Summer Corn, Caramelized Leeks and Sweet Basil Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 extra large leeks, sliced into thin rounds (yields ~2 heaping cups) -$2.99 3 Tablespoons unsalted butter, divided – stock 1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil – stock ¼-lb ham, chopped -$1.75 1/3 cup dry white wine – stock 2 ears of corn […]

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Sugar Snap Peas with Sliced Pears, Gouda, and Pistachios

August 26, 2013

Sugar Snap Peas with Sliced Pears, Gouda, and Pistachios Serves 4 Note: I made a full container of the dressing but only needed to drizzle small amounts over the individual sugar snap salads, being careful to scoop some of the shallots with a small spoon. I used the reserve throughout the rest of the week […]

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Broiled Eggplant with Tomatoes, Caramelized Onion, and Brie

August 15, 2013

Broiled Eggplant with Tomatoes, Caramelized Onion, and Brie Serves 6 Note: Sweat the eggplant before cooking as it reduces the acidity. Line two baking racks with paper towels. Sprinkle both sides of the eggplant slices with salt and arrange in a single layer on the prepared baking racks. Allow to “sweat” for 20 minutes. (You […]

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Rosemary and Sea Salt Sweet Potato Chips

July 22, 2013

Rosemary and Sea Salt Sweet Potato Chips Slightly adapted from Gastronomical Sovereignty Ingredients: 1 large sweet potato – $0.89 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil – stock 1 Tbsp dried rosemary, chopped into bits – stock 2 cloves of garlic, peeled and crushed or run through a garlic press – stock Coarse sea salt – […]

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Guest Post: Fluffy Yeast-Raised Pancakes

July 17, 2013

Cheap Recipe Blog‘s Yeast Pancakes (Flappers) Recipe Makes about 2 dozen Adapted from MarthaStewart.com Ingredients: 1 ½ cups milk 2 tablespoons sugar 1 package active dry yeast 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons sugar 4 tablespoons melted butter 3 large egg yolks Oil, for cooking Topping options: Fresh berries Chopped pecans […]

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Pesto Pasta Salad with Roasted Tomatoes and Asparagus

July 2, 2013

Pesto Pasta Salad with Roasted Tomatoes and Asparagus Serves 10-12 as a side Ingredients: 2 pints grape tomatoes – $4.00 1 teaspoon brown sugar – stock Pinch of kosher salt – stock Freshly ground black pepper – stock 2 Tablespoons olive oil, divided – stock A big bunch of thin asparagus – $3.99 1 lb […]

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Grilled Peanut Butter, Banana and Honey with Cinnamon Butter

April 30, 2013

Mariel here. This isn’t so much a recipe as a reminder of the delicious flavor combinations lurking in your pantry. During the first few months of my son’s life, my lunch – if I ate one – consisted of slices of Boar’s Head turkey. Just fistfuls of deli meat, no condiments, no cheese, no class. […]

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Spring Frittata with Asparagus, Caramelized Onions and Sharp Cheddar

April 9, 2013

Mariel here. While my son has been snoozing steadily through the night for months now, I’ve been struggling with insomnia pretty much since the day he was born. So that evens out to about 9 months of desperately seeking zzz’s. I’ve tried everything in the book from meditation to melatonin, cutting chocolate to sound machines. […]

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Black Bean, Quinoa & Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers

February 26, 2013

Veggie Burgers with Black Beans, Sweet Potatoes, and Quinoa Makes 8 Inspired by The Foodie Physician Ingredients: ½ cup raw quinoa – $3.29 (for a full box) 1 Tablespoon olive oil – stock small Bermuda (red) onion (about ¾ cup), finely diced – $0.84 1 small Jalapeno, minced – $0.22 4 cloves garlic, minced – […]

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Roasted Tomato Cobbler with Caramelized Onions and Blue Cheese Biscuits

January 21, 2013

Mariel here. So far I’ve been loving my new kitchen…but the only drawback is that I’ve become somewhat obsessive about keeping it clean. I come by the OCD honestly though: I still have vivid memories of my mother on her hands and knees combing rug fringe. She even went so far as to purchase a […]

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Vegetarian “Franks” and Beans

November 27, 2012

Mary Anne here. This concoction began percolating while on the cross-trainer at my local gym. As I sweated to Dr. Oz, a commercial for kidney beans appeared, the voiceover singing the virtues of these protein-packed legumes. Somehow the junk-food-obsessed devil in my brain translated this ad to a craving for hot dogs and maple syrup-sloshed […]

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Leek and Apple Soup with St Andre and Sweet Potato

November 12, 2012

Mary Anne here. We really are cooking in these parts, although you’d never know it by the pitifully few posts making it to our beloved blog. It seems that I’m long on inspiration but short on time when it comes to formally writing my latest creations. Hurricanes and snow storms only serve to slow my […]

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Baked Penne Rigate with Smoked Mozzarella and Eggplant Tomato Sauce

October 15, 2012

Mary Anne here. This autumnal comfort casserole was actually created in the heat of summer. It’s been pretty clear here at Feast that I am in relentless pursuit of meals for Mariel that are protein-packed and vitamin-rich, quick to re-heat, and enough quantity to provide more than a one-time flash-in-the-pan dinner. This lasagna-like dish is […]

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Asiago Garlic Knots

August 20, 2012

Mariel here. The past six weeks of new motherhood have blown by in a whirl of sleepless nights, sweet little smiles and dirty diaps, so I do believe this is the first thing I’ve actually made since bringing my baby boy home from the hospital. My mom has been on daily private chef duty, meaning […]

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Cool Green Bean Salad with Smoked Gouda and Crisp Apples

August 10, 2012

Mary Anne here. As I write this post, my most beautiful and cherished grandson is exactly 5 weeks old today, and I am The.Happiest. Nana. Ever. As a doting Nana, these past weeks have blown by in a whirl of cooking, cleaning, soothing, and savoring every delicious moment whilst tending to my exhausted daughter as […]

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Roasted Grape and Blue Cheese Bites

June 18, 2012

Mariel here. I’ve always been an insatiable fruit fiend. My father is very much the same way so I suspect I picked up this trait from him, but even as a tot, I’d reach for a real plum over a sugar plum – a party trick that must’ve made my parents just brim with pride. […]

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Sparkling Cilantro-Mint Watermelonade

June 7, 2012

Mariel here. It’s been about nine months since I had my last cocktail. I was planning on “breaking the seal” at my best friend’s wedding a few weekends ago and indulging in one solitary glass of wine – my buddy’s husband knows LOTS about nice wines, so I figured if there was any time to […]

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Roasted Garlic and White Bean Dip with Fresh Basil

April 19, 2012

Mariel here. I’m in the midst of moving from the city to the suburbs, so my mom has been spearheading the blog while I sort through my life… But I’m back this week and I’ve got another recipe in the hopper for next week so I won’t be neglecting Feast for too long! On Easter […]

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