Category Archives: Entree

Soy-rizo – Vegan Chorizo

Have you ever made a dish that you haven’t made in ages but you remember as the most amazing food ever, only to find that time has not been kind and that your memories are much rosier than reality? Not … Continue reading

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Refried Bean Enchiladas

During my adventurous cooking years – that would be my 7 years of poverty as a grad student – homemade refried beans were a staple. Once I discovered a recipe in New Recipes from Moosewood Restaurant, I was hooked. Their … Continue reading

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Rosemary and Juniper Brined Pork Chops

Growing up, pork chops were in the regular rotation of my mother’s go-to meals. They were definitely one of my favorites but I have no idea how she made them or why they were so good (she doesn’t remember doing … Continue reading

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Kale and Slow Roasted Tomato Fusili

Someone on the Food Network has a show that is all about “five ingredients or less.” While I”m a fan of short and easy recipes, there are plenty of dishes that are well worth the intimidation factor when it comes … Continue reading

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Vegan White Chili

I first came across “white chili” while living in Minnesota. Usually, it is white beans, chicken and some chilies, although not too much. Minnesotans don’t like too much heat, at least in their food! But lately I’ve been challenging myself … Continue reading

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Mushroom Sugo with Rotini

 If you have not already visited Elise’s blog Simply Recipes, you should. She has a huge repertoire of recipes and she does a fantastic job of describing them, well, in a word, simply. Not only does the blog update nearly … Continue reading

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Herbed Ricotta Savory Tart

My new addiction is making fresh ricotta. I love it so much so let me count the ways.   One: It’s so easy to make and so gourmet tasting drizzled with olive oil and salt and pepper.   Two: It … Continue reading

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