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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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You Need to know about this No-Knead Bread!

Ok, so I posted a picture on my facebook page a few weeks ago, and figured it was time to get it up on the blog. The original recipe can be found here. It is one of the most fun … Continue reading

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Hummus that will make you happy, everytime.

Buying hummus at the store used to be good enough for me…until I had the hummus at Azar’s – the local Middle Eastern restaurant – and a darn good one at that. But then sometimes you are driving by and … Continue reading

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Beans, beans the magical fruit…

Let me start with a quick revision of the popular bean-song: (feel free to sing along!) “Beans, beans the magical fruit, if you soak them properly, then you won’t toot! But your body will thank you for how you feel, … Continue reading

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