Category Archives: Vegetables

Chipotle Kale Pasta

What do you make when hunger hits you over the head and you are too lazy to go any further than your pantry? For me pasta is almost always the answer. For this quick pantry dish I fished out some … Continue reading

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Eggplant "Bruschetta" Sans Bread

This post is for everyone south of the border or living in a temperate climate where it still feels like summer on a good day and spring on a “cool” day. I have been meaning to give Deb of Smitten … 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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Leek and Kale Potage

I have two younger sisters who have denounced my tendency to “make stuff up,” as they judge it, in terms of knowledge of a wide variety of things. It is true, that when I was younger I would say things … Continue reading

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Fennel, Celery and Herb Salad

Whooosh! Hear that? It’s the sound of fall blowing into Southern California. The winds pick up, the air chills (a few degrees or so) and the sky gets threatening with dark clouds and sometimes spits a few rain drops on … Continue reading

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Roasted Pepper Roll-Ups

Until recently, roasted peppers were not high on my list of fun and exciting ingredients. Something about the smell of jarred peppers just did not sit right with me, along with their slimy texture. But after roasting ancho peppers to … Continue reading

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Eggplant Involtini with Fresh Ricotta and Scallions

Eggplant usually divides people into separate camps – love it! hate it! And then there are the fence sitters who will reflexively say they don’t like eggplant, “it’s slimy” or “I don’t like the seeds.” Here’s another one for getting … Continue reading

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