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Sweet Potato Hodge Podge

Sweet Potato Hodge Podge - I Say Nomato
Sweet Potato Hodge Podge is a comforting, hearty dish packed with fresh summer vegetables from the garden. Boiled and with added cream, it's even better the day after you make it!  Hodge Podge is one of those classically Nova Scotia recipes that's different depending on who you talk to. Everyone's got their grandmother's recipe, bestowed upon them on… Read More

Roasted Garlic Chickpeas

These Roasted Garlic Chickpeas are perfect for an easy, hot snack! With lots of kick, they're sure to brighten your afternoon!
How do you cook with chickpeas? I honestly don’t know. Or garbanzo beans???? They are also a mystery. (Ha. Ha.) I swear if I were ever in a cooking competition and they revealed the next challenge as make something – anything! with chickpeas, I would have to quit right there. Hands thrown in the air,… Read More

Nightshade Free Nachos

My family has a deep and abiding love of awful jokes. One time on a 5 hour road trip, we made tree puns for the whole drive. You’d think we’d have run out of material. You’d be wrong. Seriously, if we had to choose between life and never telling another groaner again, we’d be toast. So… Read More

Nightshade Free Chicken Fajitas

Time to come clean: this recipe is really more Mr. Nomato’s than it is mine. He’s been making this since before we met! It’s one of his specialties. When I'd get home after a long day of teaching he’d take one look at my exhausted face and say the magic word: “Fajitas?” And then disappear into the… Read More

Nightshade Free Miracle Chili

Nightshade. Free. Chili. And that’s it. We’re done. Pack it up, move it out, blog’s over. I’m just kidding, of course. But seriously, guys. There’s no way I’m ever going to top this. This chili is… I just don’t even know how this is possible. It tastes almost exactly like tomato chili. With every mouthful,… Read More

Lemon Pepper Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Happy Mardi Gras! The past two weeks have been party central here in Southern Louisiana. Starting in the morning, party buses blasting loud music and the cheers of beaded revellers blare past our house until well into the night. Everyone is excited for Carnival! We’ve eaten our first King Cake (delicious!), caught beads thrown from… Read More