Tag Archives: Meatless-Monday

Fall Odds and Ends: Tailgating in Paradise

As fall marches toward winter, I’ve been getting out when I can. With a return to work after a long summer and both boys now away at college, I’ve not been doing much except for getting my work done at … Continue reading

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Jewel-toned one-pot pasta: Beets cleaning an extra pot

{Celebrate your courage: Send me a postcard.} I got the side eye from family members when I picked up beets for a new beef and beets pasta recipe I wanted to try, so I roasted the beets anyway and set them aside … Continue reading

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Homemade ricotta

I had heard that it’s easy to make homemade ricotta cheese, so when I ended up stuck with two extra gallons of milk due to a grocery delivery mishap, the time to try it had arrived. It was easy. I … Continue reading

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5 Easy Meatless Monday Meals

Once a peanut butter and jelly sandwich became a frequent Meatless Monday meal, I knew it was time to look around for some new inspiration. These vegetarian meals are easy and delicious. 1. Cacio e Pepe (from A Cozy Kitchen) … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday from the Farm

For Meatless Monday, I made meals featuring vegetables and fruits from my CSA farm share. Each new share is giving me at least a few new ingredients to try out. Today I had blueberry oatmeal for breakfast, escarole with garbanzo … Continue reading

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Homemade corn tortillas (and tamales too): Masa harina two ways

“If at first you don’t succeed, and you happened to have accidentally ordered fours times the amount of masa harina that you meant to while clicking away on the Internet, try, try again.” #DPSFOOD Homemade Corn Tortillas My first attempt … Continue reading

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Ready to taste tagine again

Root vegetable tagine As much as I love the flavors of Moroccan cooking, I had tagine overload from my trip there in 2010. Tagine, a Moroccan stew, was served for lunch and dinner for two weeks, along with a few … Continue reading

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Meatless bento

It’s not often that I get excited about a lunch box, but this one is pretty cool, and it got me to finally pack a meatless bento lunch. It created quite the buzz in my school faculty room, much to … Continue reading

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Why we should all eat meatless on Mondays

Meatless Mondays are catching on. Why should you go meatless at least one day a week? Save the planet The meat industry is responsible for almost 20 percent of man-made greenhouse gas emissions, as estimated by the United Nations and … Continue reading

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Going Meatless Monday

(Updates are posted here.) As a follow-up to my week of vegan eating, I have taken the Meatless Monday pledge. My family is even on board for dinnertime. (“Huh?” the boys gasped in alarm.) For our first family Meatless Monday, … Continue reading

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