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Lazy Vegetarian

We are an ovo-lacto vegetarian household, although Morningstar Farms makes me a lazy vegetarian at home. In our ecology of food we still purchase mass-produced, vegetarian burgers, recipe crumbles and chik patties. It’s an easy dinner to warm one up, … Continue reading

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Tofu Mole – Not a Recipe

I found jars of mole and adobo paste in the pantry. They expired a long time ago but that didn’t stop me from re-hydrating a jar with home made vegetable broth and making a dish with tofu. Using prepared mole … Continue reading

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Into the Light

I spent much of Black Friday loading customer vehicles with large, bulky items that were on sale. It was often a three-person job. Management had us come in an hour before the store opened at 6 a.m. to put the … Continue reading

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Into the 2018 Holidays

This year’s holiday season is just beginning. I’ve been reluctant to turn the page on a year of transition and hesitate still. We’re writing a Thanksgiving Day menu together and thus far know there will be our special recipes for … Continue reading

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Red Chile Sauce

Part of my barter agreement at two Community Supported Agriculture farms was participation in fall shares. I pick up the final share this afternoon and sweet mother of Mary that’s a lot of vegetables. Now that I’ve learned to make … Continue reading

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Functional Tortillas

I made corn tortillas for the first time last week. They tasted okay, but weren’t the best. They served. A tortilla press is forgiving but my dough texture and portioning needs practice. The second batch was better than the first, … Continue reading

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Fennel Potato Soup

We have yet to have a hard frost, which is okay by me until I get the kale in for cleaning and freezing. Despite weird weather, this year was the best ever for our home garden. It seems I should … Continue reading

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