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pumpkin adventure part one

February 24, 2009

i had a little kitchen adventure this afternoon that started with these two babies. they’ve been sitting outside my door since halloween. adventure because i’ve never attempted to cook a “halloween” pumpkin before…


the bigger one had soft spots, so he is being thrown away but the baby still looked good, so he took a little steam 🙂


while he was steaming, i put the seeds in the toaster oven…but forgot about them 😦


and then i freaked out because i was afraid the smoke detector would go off, and my kitchen adventure ended 😦

okay, it really wasn’t that bad, but the kitchen needed to be aired out and i wasn’t in the mood to cook to begin with…

so instead, we went out to the one fast food place that tommy and i can agree on: boloco. i had half a bangkok “inspired burrito” with oven roasted organic tofu, spicy peanut sauce <3, asian slaw, brown rice, and cucumbers in a ww tortilla.


i only ate half because i had snacked on a couple handful of nuts earlier…


and more so because i was saving room for yogurt! 0% chobani w/ banana and a spoonful of raspberry preserves.


we picked up a couple things at stop and shop while we were out:


i’ll finish my pumpkin dish tomorrow…you’ll have to come back to find out what it is 😀 (hint: it’s from veganomicon!)

8 Comments leave one →
  1. innascribbles permalink
    February 24, 2009 10:43 pm

    Boloco sounds really good- I’ve never heard of it before but I took a look at their menu and it looks awesome! Especially for a fast food place.
    Can’t wait to see what you do with the pumpkin!

  2. February 24, 2009 10:52 pm

    i haven’t tackled pumpkins before… just the can 🙂

  3. February 24, 2009 10:57 pm

    I love unsweetened silk! And I need some waffles, I hope Kashi expands that out to Canada, because I am jealous! And Boloco looks delicious!

  4. February 25, 2009 12:07 am

    im weird i never had pumpkin recently cause i had a bad experience when i was little haha

  5. February 25, 2009 5:03 am

    It seems like there are so many cool places to eat in Boston! Boloco looks really good, I would totally order what you had!
    The pumpkin is very adventurous—normally I just stick with the can 😉

  6. February 25, 2009 7:39 am

    I used to dine at Boloco all the time when I resided in Boston – great stuff!!

  7. February 25, 2009 9:04 am

    I have yet to try Boloco, but that burrito has me sold! Can’t wait to see what the pumpkin dish is.


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