Monthly Archives: March 2010

Sweet N Tart Citrus Salad with Persian Mint

Ten plus years ago when I began frequenting Farmers’ Market I was always seduced by the lush displays and inevitably brought home too much food for a single person household. Too often I ended up tossing out vegetables that had … Continue reading

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Kale, Chick Pea and Cheese Phyllo Pie

For years and years when I mostly lived alone I would make soups or chili or stews and then lament because I would have so much leftover and inevitably have to freeze it. And inevitably I would end up throwing … Continue reading

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Marinated Artichokes, Pickled Jalape┼łos

Preserving the harvest or “putting up” as they say in the Midwest is usually associated with preserved fruit and canned vegetables, all of which were essential for people living in colder climates who needed to preserve for the winter when … Continue reading

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Farmers’ Market Bounty – March 24

I forgot to bring my camera to the market yesterday so this photo at home will have to suffice. I am planning on grilling the asparagus and green garlic (what looks like extra large spring onions) and will post that … Continue reading

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Spinach, Mushroom and Scallion Breakfast Burrito

If you are a regular reader of my blog you know that I play fast and loose with recipes. Essentially, I am a frugal cook (or lazy, depending on your perspective). I like to cook with what I have and … Continue reading

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New York Strip Steak with Red Wine Reduction

I recently had one of the most amazing food experiences, at Mario Batali’s Los Angeles restaurant, Osteria Mozza. My sister and I signed up for a wine tasting dinner, an extravagant indulgence for me ($95 for four courses with accompanying … Continue reading

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Algerian Style Baked Potato Wedges

In case you notice such things, I’ve added several new blogs to my blogroll on the left hand side of the blog. These are the blogs that inspire me and I read regularly. A new one that has really piqued … Continue reading

Posted in maghreb, Moroccan, Side, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian | 3 Comments