Meals in a Mug: Microwave Cooking

I’ve heard of this here and there, but today NPR confirmed the trend: cooking lunch (or breakfast, or dessert) in your coffee mug…in the microwave. Think it’s crazy? I’ve tried it for brownies, and it actually works, albeit in a single serving size. Maybe I’m ready to try scrambled eggs or mac ‘n cheese, too…would… Continue reading Meals in a Mug: Microwave Cooking

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Rooftop farming in the city

Have you heard about this? A group of would-be farmers has leased the rooftop at the Boston Design Center for what will be 40,000 square feet of urban growing space, creating Boston’s first rooftop farm. Located along the new South Boston Waterfront district, Higher Ground Farm eventually wants to offer a CSA, supply restaurants, and… Continue reading Rooftop farming in the city


Black Bean Brownies

A coworker shared this recipe with me the other day, and I had to post it for Valentine’s Day. He claims they came out really well. Would YOU try brownies made from black beans? Find the full recipe here. It’s low fat and sugar free. Something tells me Mr. McGriddle wouldn’t put up with these.


Soy Chorizo Chili

I got this recipe from Food to Run For. It sounded easy and hearty for a cold winter day, and what better opportunity for comfort food than Blizzard 2013! Plus, it gave me a chance to break out my new, red Le Creuset, which Mark got me for Christmas. Ogle the beauty: You only need… Continue reading Soy Chorizo Chili