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Sweet Potato Latkes

Indian Spiced Sweet Potato Latkes

December 12, 2012 | 8 Comments

Food is incredibly influential.  At the best of times, cuisine can unite families, communities and even nations, keeping memories and traditions alive for hundreds of years.  At other times, the things we do (or don’t)...

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Onion Bhajis and Cilantro Chutney

December 1, 2012 | 16 Comments

Chanukah is around the corner. Eight oily nights of fried latkes and donuts are plentiful, waiting to tempt the healthiest of eaters. If you’re looking for a low-carb alternative to these fatty delights, check out...

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Butternut Squash roasted in coconut oil, with sesame seeds

Coconut Roasted Butternut Squash

November 14, 2012 | 23 Comments

Around the time that we moved into our home, coconut oil became a go-to ingredient in my kitchen.  Originally, I intended to use this a healthier alternative...

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How to Roast Chestnuts

October 27, 2012 | 15 Comments

Everyone loves chestnuts, right?  Whether you roast them on an open fire or prefer to buy them pre-shelled in a vaccum packed bag, they are a delicious seasonal ingredient that can be used in soups,...

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Schug ingredients - making green chili paste

Schug: A Classic Middle Eastern Condiment

October 26, 2012 | 11 Comments

When it comes to the kitchen, I know my comfort zone. There are tools I gravitate towards and flavor profiles I embrace, but I am always trying to push myself to create, or recreate something...

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When I think of mac and cheese, I’m not thinking of those 99 cent boxes of wacky mac sitting on the shelves of Walmart or Pricechopper.  I dream of a mac and cheese that is a...

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Daiya Cheese Baked Broccoli Side Dish

Broccoli and Potato Daiya Cheese Bake – Vegan

August 22, 2012 | 11 Comments

I've been itching to cook with my ramekins ever since that little box arrived from Amazon a few months back.  The chicken pot pies didn't happen, neither did the apple...

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Herb lentil Salad

Live to Eat Herb Lentil Salad

August 9, 2012 | 20 Comments

For the last ten days I have been forced to think about something that I have forever taken for granted.  Do I live to eat, or eat to live?  I’ve always considered food to be...

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