Tuesday, September 26, 2006

a good effort

Today I spent what seems like forever browsing through “Chocolate and Zucchini”, and I found this amazing recipe: a simple soup.

Since I didn’t have the magic spice at hand, I had to improvise. So in went a ginger root, a bit of organic herb mix I just bought at a local grocery store, a teaspoon of curry powder (can’t go wrong there), and some fresh herbs (dill and parsley, which as a typical Russian I add to 90% of the soups I make).

The result was the best soup I’ve ever made. Even my husband said so. And he hates soups. But ate this one…

And the main dish for the carnivores in the house was chicken all the way... And a chicken of my own invention! (boy, I'm getting adventurous...) With dry herbs (sage and thyme) and white sauce (i.e. add flower at the end.) So simple. Yet so good.

Basically, it was shaping up to be a pretty decent "fooding" day. Until I forgot to take my anti-nausea pill. And then… Let’s just say I prefer to forget that part of the day…

And when I was finally feeling like eating, I wanted nothing but Kelsey’s Lemmon Pepper Salmon dinner. (Yes, I know I’m supposed to be vegetarian. But sometimes I eat seafood. Long story. Has to do with parental pressure and habit. And right now, as I said in the past – when a sick pregnant woman wants something, she better get it.)

So, in the nutshell, the only person eating take-out today was me. And that’s not so bad.

All in all, I’d say it was a good-effort day.

Posted by vasilisa @ 10:38 p.m.

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I know of a vegan who eats 1 kind of fish 2 or 3 times a year because she can't take Omega 3 and 6 supplements or flax oil...strange alleries and reactions to them. Even tho I can't stand it when a restaurant asks me if I eat fish or chicken when I tell them I am vegetarian...I don't judge people who do consume it. God didn't put me on this earth to judge people so I don't.

Anyhow, I love soup! I had some yesterday an wanted to do some today but I ran out of time and ingredients! Maybe next week I will get back to my soups!

I linked you this morning!

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I'm a 29 year old mom of two! A toddler (kiddo one) and a new baby (kiddo junior). I am also the most horrible (as in I barely ever do it) cook that I have met in my life. This blog is a diary of my attempts to feed my hungry growing family

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