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Sep 24 2014

I-have-no-idea-what-I’m-doing “Tortilla” Soup

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I went to the store yesterday looking for a tortilla soup base to facilitate supremely easy dinners and lunches for Michael and me, inspired by Qdoba’s Mexican Gumbo (which is vegetarian and so dang good). I went to the fancy grocery store and they had two soup bases – Vegetable Pho and Chicken Pho. At […]

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Sep 24 2014

Black Beans for All the Things — Recipe

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Dry beans are one of those things that every human being should probably know how to cook – but with the cheapness and convenience of canned beans, it’s something I’ve previously not bothered to do. As with all things done since human beings began structuring societies around agriculture, it’s easy to do but can be […]

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Sep 23 2014

Red Russian Kale and Mushrooms – Vegan Recipe

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Red Russian Kale is something I’d never seen until we moved to Missouri from the Washington, DC area. I’ve never found it in a grocery store (not even Whole Foods) or even at the local Farmer’s Market but we got some in our CSA share a couple years ago and we got some last week […]

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Sep 03 2014

Kara’s Vegan Minestrone Recipe

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I’m surprised this recipe hasn’t made it onto the blog yet, since it’s one of my originals and I make it pretty often (often twice a month). I should clarify that I’m not entirely certain whether this soup can be classified as a minestrone since I chose not to add pasta to it. I like […]

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Nov 30 2013

Holiday Recipe: Sugar Cookies with Glaze

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I’m a sugar fiend, and one of my most favorite treats is a sugar cookie with some icing. I like ’em all – flaky cookies with glaze; cakey cookies with buttercream icing and everything in between, especially with colorful sprinkles on top. Because I’m also a color fiend. When I was a kid, my mom […]

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