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About Valley Vegetarian

The fresh chef providing consistently good vegetarian comfort food recipes.


I’ll bet you think crepes originated in France. Being of Scottish and Irish descent, I must tell you that crepes first originated in Brittany, a former Celtic kingdom, which is now a northwest region of France. Today, crepes are considered … Continue reading

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Flower Pot Bread

Robin and I recently took a short retreat to Cambria. During our retreat, we ate at the Sow’s Ear on Main Street, just down from our B&B. The food was good, and their bread was amazing.

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Super Bowl Nacho Dip

This is a hot, tasty dip that I make for Super Bowl Sunday and the first time I am sharing it.

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Spanakopita Bread

Spanakopita literally means “spinach pie” in Greek. So why do I call this “bread”?

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  While enjoying breakfast one morning at one of my favorite restaurants, Bonnie Lu’s Country Café in Ojai, I wondered about the difference between a restaurant and a diner. So, when I got home, I asked a couple of friends … Continue reading

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Pull-Apart Bread

This is a recipe found on the back of a Pillsbury flour sack. I modified it a little to meet my needs. Hope you enjoy! Ingredients: 3½ to 4½ cups bread flour (divided) 2 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon salt 2¼ teaspoons active … Continue reading

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