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About countrymarketcooking

I am blogging about my experiment in sustainable community through cooking in the tiny mountain town of La Honda, California. Each week I'll be buying ingredients for a family-of-four-dinner at our fabulous local La Honda Country Market (which we are so lucky to have). Then I'll blog about it and share my recipes for that meal. Mangia!

Fish Tacos

I love fish tacos. Especially in the summer. They’re fresh-tasting and light. Plus they are so versatile with all the different kinds of salsa and veggies you can pile on top. Diced avocado, tomato salsa and shredded cabbage for traditionalists. … Continue reading

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Marinara Meatloaf

I love making meatloaf. There, I said it. I mostly use ground turkey because it is like a blank canvas and lets me add spices and vegetables to give it flavor and texture. But ground beef or meatloaf mix is … Continue reading

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I was listening to KCBS radio in the car yesterday and my favorite part of the day came on…Narsai David’s food minute.  I love his perspective on wine, food, travel, and pretty much everything. He did not disappoint me. He … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Pasta & Parmesan Chicken Strips

When I joined the low-carb lifestyle two years ago this month, I had no idea how beneficial the elimination of most of the wheat and yeast from my diet would be for my overall health. After all, I was reducing … Continue reading

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Shepherd’s Pie

Another go-to meal in our house is shepherd’s pie. You can make it in a big casserole dish or individual bowls. You can use any kind of meat and vegetables you like. And the sauce to hold it all together … Continue reading

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Quickie Quiche

Some mornings I just seem to get up way before everyone else. Blame it on an overactive mind. And when it coincides with a Saturday or Sunday morning I love making quiche. It’s much easier than you think. It’s basically … Continue reading

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Easy Enchiladas

I used to hate making enchiladas. Loved consuming them, hated trying to get them out of the baking dish to serve. What a mess. Talk about lousy presentation on the plate! Until I discovered how easy it is to assemble … Continue reading

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