Tag Archives: Vegan

La Grande Ratatouille

It’s that time of year when the farmers’ markets are running at peak rpm and I’m cheek to jowl in the swarm of lovers of good food.  And of its purveyors:  I can only marvel at the human effort involved … Continue reading

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Salad Secrets Revealed

If you follow many food blogs, by now you’re probably referenced out on Julia Child, who, if she were still here, would have celebrated her 100th this past week…..so forgive me for adding another thin mint to the buffet.  Who … Continue reading

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Sea Bounty

Knowing that the season for sea asparagus is a short one and soon to come to a close, I was relieved to have made it to the farmers’ market yesterday just in time to nab the last bag of it … Continue reading

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A Garlicky Escapade

We once had a garden on the upper backside of a large lot that held the first house we owned.   Although neighboring trees provided serious competition for nutrients and water, at least there was enough sunlight to satisfy the needs … Continue reading

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Desserts for Dads (and Dieters Too)

My dad was a great food and cooking enthusiast.  He was Captain of the Kitchen and my mother was only too happy to defer to his initiative.  Except in the sweets department, which was clearly her domain.  She merrily kept … Continue reading

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Presto Spelto!

Afflicted as I am with White Food Fatigue, I have been on a hunt, long-term, for some whole grain orzo.  It just wasn’t turning up.  Not at Whole Foods, not at the Little League health food stores, certainly not at … Continue reading

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Feed Your Head

“But I’m no longer stressed.” “Right.  But you had been, and when that was the case, your dopamine went into overdrive.  Take away the stress and your dopamine takes a nosedive and now you can’t seem to get it up.  … Continue reading

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