Did They Hear That?

June 30, 2012

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Because they have a lot of ears!

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And pounds of potatoes

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We’re doing a low-country boil tonight! Shrimp and kielbasa in the fridge.

For vegetarian protein, I made a big bean salad.

A Red, White + Blue Black Bean salad!

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I made the black beans from scratch yesterday and added cans of kidney and cannellini beans. Mixed up with cucumber and tomatoes and peppers from our garden

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Plus about half a cup of olive oil, a quarter cup of lemon juice, garlic gold nuggets and salt/pepper

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Formal recipe –> Red, White + Black Bean Salad

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I was so thirsty after my walk this morning that water wasn’t cutting it. Coconut to the rescue.

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Karen has moved in with us for a week or two as she is currently between rental houses! She wrapped up at her old one yesterday and her new one (downtown!) is in the process of being painted.

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I made us both lunch while she shucked corn on the porch

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Leftover gratin and quinoa salad (I am SO over this quinoa!)

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Plus No Bull Burgers with bleu cheese and zucchini bread

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And berrriiiieeeeessss! Fresh from the market.

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I didn’t finish all of the bread or veggies – it was a big lunch!

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Time to move the kegerater!

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1 Allie@LiveLaughEat June 30, 2012 at 1:01 pm

Love the title! I’ve been on a serious corn kick lately. I want to gobble up all those ears!

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2 Becca June 30, 2012 at 1:16 pm

Say what?!?! The zucchini bread looks like the best part! I just couldn’t have left it behind ;)

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3 KathEats June 30, 2012 at 1:35 pm

Well I ate most!

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4 Jen June 30, 2012 at 1:27 pm

Recipe for the zucchini bread? Looks so good!

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5 KathEats June 30, 2012 at 1:35 pm

Great Harvest Bread Co.!

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6 Vidya June 30, 2012 at 1:50 pm

Nice bean salad! And the berries so yum!! Your blog makes me hungry…for real food:-)

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7 Caroline June 30, 2012 at 2:14 pm

Can I come to your party? Everything sounds delicious! Props to you for keeping us vegetarians in mind! :)

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8 Averie @ Averie Cooks June 30, 2012 at 2:28 pm

perfect berries and wow that bean salad made more than a serving or two…looks perfect for a party :)

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9 Katelyn Block June 30, 2012 at 3:21 pm

YUM. Can’t wait for tonight!

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10 Rachel June 30, 2012 at 3:35 pm

that salad looks amazing! I’ve been looking for a good bean salad :)

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11 Katie @ Peace Love & Oats June 30, 2012 at 4:17 pm

that gratin STILL looks delicious! Haha and I love your title, very clever.

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12 jen June 30, 2012 at 4:46 pm

I’m surprised to see all those corn husks in the rubbish. I’d have thought you and Matt would have a fab compost heap so you could recycle all those nutrients back into your vegie garden’s soil!

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13 KathEats June 30, 2012 at 5:01 pm

We actually moved them to the compost – Karen didn’t realize we had one in the back!

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14 Amy Wiginton June 30, 2012 at 5:02 pm

Kath, whats the deal with Coconut water? I seem to be hearing a lot about it but I am not sure I get what the hype is all about? Please explain when you have time….party looks like a blast. I hope its cooler there. Its 95′ in Chicago.

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15 KathEats June 30, 2012 at 9:24 pm

Great for hydration + electrolytes!

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16 Susan H. @ The Food Allergy Chronicles June 30, 2012 at 5:07 pm

Love a Lemon Vinaigrette…your bean salad sounds delish! Oh how I cannot wait for fresh corn…that would be August in our neck of the woods! Lucky you!

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17 Cait's Plate June 30, 2012 at 6:16 pm

That zucchini bread just looks better and better!

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18 Greenearth June 30, 2012 at 6:37 pm

What wonderful food.

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19 Angel7 June 30, 2012 at 7:07 pm

When I was younger, I used to shave the corn off the cob, because I did not like corn stuck in my teeth–and still do not. But over time, I have eaten it on the cob.

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20 Emily @ Life on Food June 30, 2012 at 7:22 pm

We had a shrimp boil too tonight. It was yummy. Fresh corn is the best. And tonight it was super good. I hope you have a delightful dinner too.

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21 Laura June 30, 2012 at 7:27 pm

And possibly lots of eyes in the potatoes? ;)

It’s nice that you have Karen staying with you. She seems awesome.

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22 KathEats June 30, 2012 at 9:23 pm

Haha

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23 Gina @HealthLoveandChocolate June 30, 2012 at 8:36 pm

The berries look great! I just pick up a bunch at the farmer’s market as well.

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24 Fran@ Broken Cookies Don't Count July 1, 2012 at 5:20 am

Thanks for the salad recipe!

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25 Brianna July 1, 2012 at 6:51 am

I will DEFINITELY be trying the bean salad recipe out! It looks FANTASTIC!
Thanks for sharing.
Brianna

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26 Julia H. @ Going Gulia July 1, 2012 at 9:54 am

Danggg that is a whole lot of corn! Sounds like you’ll be having quite the gathering :)

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