Tag Archives: vegetarian

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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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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Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce, a Cooking Video

In this video tutorial, I show you how I prepare one of my favorite fall recipes. Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce with Whole Wheat Penne (Video link) Recipe Ingredients: 1 large butternut squash (divided in half) 1 pint grape tomatoes 3 … Continue reading

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Summer of seasonal produce and ratatouille too

It’s been great eating fresh, local produce this summer from my CSA share. Here’s a photographic recap of what ripened during June, July, and August in Connecticut. Scroll to the bottom to see a photo of what I received in … 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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Raw vegan savory ice cream sandwiches

“The icy chill of sorbet wakes up your mouth. Your mind anticipates something sweet, but your tongue registers something unexpected, something savory. The effect is like seeing a favorite actor in a surprise movie cameo: first confusion, then surprise and … Continue reading

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