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Last night I made — well, put the finishing touches on — homemade gazpacho. This is a two-day recipe or, at the very least, one that takes a full day because you’ll want to combine all the ingredients and then let them sit before puréeing them in a food processor. But it’s worth the wait!

This recipe came from a cooking class that a friend and I attended at our local Mon Continue reading


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Wild rice-quinoa-dried cherry pilaf

This is a great fall/winter pilaf with lots of texture and flavor variations. I made this for our Thanksgiving dinner to have something a little different. It was a hit!


For this recipe, you’ll need: 3/4 cup uncooked wild rice; 1 cup mushroom or Continue reading

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Veggie stir-fry with tofu & peanut sauce

I love quick and easy veggie dishes, especially stir-fries. This dish was inspired to a large extent by Andrea Giang’s recipe for Shrimp Zucchini Noodles with Peanut Sauce on her wonderful Cooking with a Wallflower blog. (Check it out if you haven’t yet!) From start to finish, it takes about 15 minutes.



I’m allergic to shrimp so substituted tofu in its place. And I ended up tossing in other veggies that Continue reading

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