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Summer Vegetable Strata

Every week we get a share of our CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) from Blue Pike Farm, the “first farm established in Cleveland, Ohio in the 21st Century.”  http://bluepikefarm.com. Carl Skalak, our farmer, generously shares both his produce and his considerable … Continue reading

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Raw Carrot Cake

Our Passover dessert was a cake made with no flour, sugar, or an oven! As unbelievable as this may sound, this cake was a breeze to make, though be sure to allow enough time to make each layer and chill … Continue reading

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Lentil Stew (Spicy Ethiopian Style)

This is my adaptation of a recipe from The Happy Herbivore by Lindsay Nixon. It became an adaptation the first time I made it because it called for red lentils when I had only brown. I picked this because it … Continue reading

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Kik Alicha (yellow split peas)

Every once in awhile I impulse-buy a new cookbook. A few weeks ago I threw The Happy Herbivore into my cart while ordering something at Amazon. I leafed through the cookbook when it arrived, reading the author Lindsay S. Nixon’s … Continue reading

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Kitchen Sink Miso

  The third in my series of Miso Soups, this one has everything in it but the kitchen sink. It is rich, hearty and satisfying, yet not heavy. It is a meal alone, or a great first course. It is … Continue reading

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Charoset and Poppyseed Filled Vegan Hamentaschen

My son just told me his friend told him he was “crunchy.” (As in “crunchy granola” for those of you who are my age.) I said, “Well, yeah, look at our hamentaschen!” They are big, bold, rough around the edges, … Continue reading

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Mucho Margarita Cupcakes

These cupcakes are to die for. I am permanently converted to cupcake fandom. I am even willing to concede there are desserts without chocolate that for which it is worth getting out of bed in the morning.  Thanks to son … Continue reading

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