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Recipes IMG_7551_2 Emily Shea • Sep 10, 2014

Roasted Tomato Soup

Recently I received over two bushels of tomatoes from my aunt’s garden. I took a stab at canning and dwindled down the lot by over half with tomato sauce alone. I quartered and froze a number of them as well. A big bowel of Bruchetta, a few sandwiches and salads later… I still have tomatoes […]

Recipes IMG_7478_2 Emily Shea • Aug 27, 2014

Homemade Cottage Cheese with Heirloom Tomatoes

After a temporary break from the blog while moving it only makes sense that I’d kick things off with a cheese recipe. A homage to the great dairy state that I now call home again. The first dinner we had in Milwaukee¬†was at a¬†little Irish pub around the corner from our new apartment, where I […]

Recipes IMG_7438_a Emily Shea • Jul 15, 2014

Avocado Melon Salad with Serrano-Lime Vinaigrette

Looking for a hit salad to bring to your next summer cookout? Try serving this avocado melon salad, topped with a mildly spicy serrano-lime vinaigrette. Midsummer is the perfect time to pick up the freshest honeydew from your local farmer’s market. Besides, anything with bacon and avocado is sure to be a crowd pleaser! Try […]

Recipes IMG_7371_b Emily Shea • Jun 20, 2014

Asian-Style Roasted Cashews

Make these asian-style roasted cashews for your next road trip or bring them camping for a more exciting take on trailmix. They’re even great as a work snack when you’re craving something crunchy but would like to keep it healthy.

Recipes IMG_7279close Emily Shea • May 20, 2014

Pollo Borracho with Homemade Tortillas

A full-bodied, dark beer is the primary liquid when braising chicken for this dish. You’ll end up with a juicy, shredded chicken which perfectly accompanies tacos, burritos, salads, and more. I use a whole chicken as it’s a little more cost effective. Bonus, you can make homemade stock with the remaining parts and bones. You […]

Recipes IMG_7184 Emily Shea • Apr 25, 2014

Warm Roasted Beet Salad with Simple Balsamic Vinaigrette

After a short hiatus, Truefood is back and ready for Spring. After months and months of Winter you’re probably craving something light. This roasted beet salad is healthy and fresh yet still hearty and satisfying. Instead of purchasing bottled dressing at the supermarket, save some money and some plastic by trying the homemade balsamic recipe […]