Monthly Archives: July 2011

Szechwan Style Grilled Tofu

When it comes to tofu, many people hold their nose, even vegetarians. My theory is folks just don’t know what to do with it. My first recommendation is to check out good Chinese cookbooks, like this one, or simply browse … Continue reading

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Cucumber, Lime and Mint Agua Fresca

My garden got off to a rocky start, literally. It turns out what I thought was such a gift – the empty lot next door – has topsoil that is practically impenetrable from all of the embedded concrete rubble left … Continue reading

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Grilled Zucchini with Basil and Red Wine Vinegar

If you have a garden and if your garden contains a zucchini plant or two, then you will recognize the groan of over-abundance that said plant (or three!) provides your table. Zucchini in the garden are so seductive because they … Continue reading

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Apricot Chipotle Glazed Grilled Tofu

Do you like a little sweet with your spicy? Ever since making Sweet Chipotle Glazed Salmon the idea of brushing that glaze on tofu has been simmering on my back burner, patiently waiting for me to give it a try. … Continue reading

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Bell Pepper Salad

  Ahh bell peppers. They made me a pariah at high school lunch tables as seat mates were grossed out by the smell (?) as I ate them raw for lunches. But my love for them continued unabated. I eat … Continue reading

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Hibiscus and Rosehip Sun Tea

Full Moon Feast, by Jessica Prentice, was my first introduction to the magical combination of hibiscus and rosehips. Prentice wrote of a recipe for creating homemade sodas that used dried hibiscus and rosehips, noting that both are natural sources of … Continue reading

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Shaved Fennel Salad with Dill and Feta

My garden is not doing so well, other than the zucchini, which of course is growing like gang busters! The garden is fixable, so stay tuned on that front, As for the zucchini, I was thrilled to find a recent … Continue reading

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