Author Archives: yogi mama

Milk Street Magazine

This magazine is filled with fantastic recipes. They are interesting. They are easy. And they are delicious. We’ve made the Japanese fried chicken, the Broccoli pasta (you make a sauce from the stems!) and countless others. We’ve have not been … Continue reading

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Monsieur Mirepoix

  So I mentioned in my post Bulgur: The Epically Delicious Grain that Mirepoix, the mixture of chopped onions, celery and carrot used as a base for French soups and sauces, had an interesting history. First off, I should mention … Continue reading

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Snacking Chocolate

How is it 2017 and chocolate is only now being recognized as an official snack item? This is ridiculous. I’ve known since the first time I tasted it. I am, of course, speaking of Barkthins. Is this bag empty? Is … Continue reading

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Bulgur: The Epically Delicious Grain

You have met bulgur before.  It was probably dressed in Tabouli.  But it’s got a lot more to offer – after 4000 years of being cultivated – it’s been around the block.  Bulgur means “bruised grain” and it has to … Continue reading

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Soaked Whole Wheat Tortillas

Oh, man. Hi there! It’s been a while! Turns out having a child takes up a lot of TIME…who knew?? But I had to eke out just a minute here to share this go-to tortilla recipe, because if you haven’t … Continue reading

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Cauliflower, a vegetable cinderella story…

Once upon a time there was a sad little bunch of florets. Overcooked and generally doused in a heavy cheese sauce, it’s true inner beauty and flavor went unappreciated by those around it. Until one day, a recipe came along … Continue reading

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14 Carrot Cake Gold

I love carrots just as much as the next person. They are particularly delightful to dip into hummus, along with fresh bell peppers. However, I would say hands down my favorite way to load up on all the beta carotene, … Continue reading

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Tomato-Lentil Love…or Fireworks of Deliciousness?

So, I used to be that girl who resisted lentils based solely on my dad’s attempts to get me to eat split-pea soup as a child. I now know two things: that split peas and lentils are NOT the same … Continue reading

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She’s My Berry Pie!..

She’s my berry pie, Cool drink of water, such a sweet surprise. Tastes so good, make a grown man cry, Sweet berry pieeeeeeeee!!! Come on, who doesn’t like to sing a little Poison (You go, 80s children everywhere!) every now … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two: The Red Wine and Pear Sorbet….

…Many years later, as (s)he faced the firing squad, (elisabeth) Colonial Aureliano Buendia was to remember that distant afternoon when (her) his father took him to discover ice (cream)… So, if you’ve read One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel … Continue reading

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