Posts Tagged ‘cold weather’

Vegetarian pot pie

In recipe on December 8, 2010 at 10:16 am

Wintertime It’s winter-time. Well, not officially, but it’s rainy and cold here in the Bay Area. The roommates and I put up the tree (pictured!). The cat has gleefully discovered that a huge piece of foliage makes a great hiding space.

We got the tree last Sunday, right when it started pouring. By the time we had wrangled it into the house, set it up, and enjoyed some boozey hot chocolate, it was almost dinner time. I have wanted to make a vegetarian pot-pie for a while. I didn’t feel like running out to the store for thyme, but it really should be used.

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Roasted tomato soup

In recipe on April 15, 2010 at 7:36 am

Has it been as randomly cold for you as it has in the Bay Area?

Two weeks ago we had nothing to complain about. Sunny! Breezy! Get out your skirts, pack up those sweaters! Spring had sprung!

Now – March must have heard what everyone says about April, and decided to do a preemptive strike. Now, it is cold. And rainy-sunny-cloudy-rainy-cloudy but always cold-cold-cold. I don’t know how to dress, and certainly don’t know how to bike in this weather.

Needless to say, my desire to eat fresh Nicoise salads has diminished as we have to turn on our heaters again. It’s soup time. This one got me through winter; it’s VEGAN and delicious. Guaranteed to warm you up on a randomly horrid spring evening. Read the rest of this entry »