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African Quinoa Stew

This five ingredient (plus spices) wonder dish gets five stars from young and youthful alike in my house. I made it in my new slow-cooker, but it can also be cooked at low heat in a dutch oven for 40 … Continue reading

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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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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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Asparagus Soup

A rich yet delicate soup – immediately dresses up your dinner for entertaining, but so simple to make you can throw it out as an every-day soup. And really easy to make. The original version of this soup is from … Continue reading

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Cauliflower and Mushroom Potpie with Black Olive Crust

It is cold, rainy and windy outside and there is nothing like coming indoors for a hot potpie. When I was a child my mother used to buy frozen Birdseye chicken potpies and put them in the oven for us … Continue reading

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Mac-n-not-Cheese

Vegans need not, perish the thought, give up mac-n-cheese. It’s just mac-n-not-cheese. I found this recipe on the blog of fellow sci-fi writer Amy Stirling Casil – Amy writes about many things, among them eliminating dairy from her diet and … Continue reading

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