This Week in Lady Reads

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Prince Agnes and the Secret Cupcake Boyfriend

The Shittiest Princess is a series of funny fairy tales for those of us who ain’t exactly cartoon princesses. Stay tuned for a new adventure every week!  You can find the whole series here.

In the happy land of Respectica, there once was born a lovely Poor named Agnes. There were lots of wealthy and powerful people in Respectica, but poor Poor Agnes just wasn’t one of them, damn it. So Agnes sought her fortune in the land of Kingdomville, where she became a hot-shit Prince by marrying Princess Poot, the shittiest princess. Kingdomville was an odd place, but not all bad. Disco Tuesdays were quite fun, and the local cupcakes were out of this world. Until Evil Queen Bucky came on the scene.

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Soup of the Day: Tuscan White Bean and Kale Stew

I am typically a fan of hearty soups with lots of spices, vegetables, or interesting ingredients. Soups that have cooked for hours, simmering into sloppy deliciousness that smell so good, you can’t stop yourself from tasting them now and then. This is not that soup. Read More Soup of the Day: Tuscan White Bean and Kale Stew

Ask and You Shall Receive, So Sayeth Hannah

So a good deal of you commented last week about what to grow in the shade (what are y’all, mole people?) and I have a small treasure trove of vegetable delights that do well in shade. Last year we had an enormous tree in our back yard that threw half of our garden into shade for a food portion of the day. What did we grow? Read More Ask and You Shall Receive, So Sayeth Hannah

Get In My Belly: Baked Potato Topped with White Beans and Kale

Winter greens, especially kale, appear to be one of the majorly desired ingredients of the moment. Unlike that other ubiquitous recent-recipe staple, quinoa, winter greens are a food I legitimately love, rather than feel like I should. To combine it with one of my other favorite foods, white beans? Now that’s a love meant to last.

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Get in My Belly: Red Lentils, Kale and Rice

I know, that’s a really dreary-looking title for a recipe, but it’s not nearly as plain as it sounds. I have been trying incorporate more spinach and kale into my diet, mainly because they are some of the few vegetables my 8-year-old daughter likes rather than only tolerates. How a kid can love spinach and hate corn, I do not know, but here we are. This is the first time I ever made this particular recipe, and it turned out pretty well.

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