Monthly Archives: November 2009

Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

Recently I have developed an interest in South American cooking and cruising around the web I came across the term Chimichurri and was intrigued simply by the sound of the word. What a delightful surprise to learn that not only … Continue reading

Posted in Condiments, Entree, Herbs, Meat, Quick, South American | 1 Comment

Kale Chips – Melt in Your Mouth Deliciousness

It is hard to overstate how delicious these kale chips are, especially if you have a savory palate as I do. Which is not to say that the sweet tooths out there will not also love them; I have heard … Continue reading

Posted in Comfort Food, Hors d'oeuvres, Quick, Side, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian | 3 Comments

Stuffed Portabello Mushrooms

During my decade and a half as a vegetarian, meat eaters were always trying to foist portabello mushrooms on me, telling me, “they’re really meaty, you’ll love them.” As a result (and due to my willful nature) I eschewed eating … Continue reading

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Sunchoke and Lima Bean Soup

Sunchokes or Jerusalem Artichokes, are actually the roots of a Sunflower, native to the Americas and cultivated by the indigenous peoples here long before Europeans arrived. I love the idea of eating something that someone discovered eons ago just because … Continue reading

Posted in legumes, Soup, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian | 3 Comments

Check Out No Croutons Required

It’s that time of the month again when No Croutons Required posts the entries for its contest of vegetarian salads and soups. Check it out for a diverse group of bloggers, salads and soups, all focusing on root vegetables. I … Continue reading

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Apple Crumble – Guest Post

I am always trying to recruit folks to be a guest blogger and I finally convinced someone to be the first. I hope you enjoy Christine’s Apple Crumble, I know I did! Hi everyone, I’m Christine and I have been … Continue reading

Posted in Dessert, Fruit | 1 Comment

Sweet and Savory Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts are the new kale; everyone loves crowing about how much they love them. Such new found adoration would be farcical except that I’m so happy that the little cabbages are getting some love that I crow along with … Continue reading

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