Category Archives: Dinner

Tofu Satey

Satay is a dish of Southeast Asia, particularly Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand. Traditional satay consists of small pieces of meat grilled on a skewer and served with a spicy peanut sauce. My version is vegan substituting super-firm tofu for the … Continue reading

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North African Tagine

A tagine is a conical earthenware pot used for slow cooking. Tagine is also the North African stew prepared in the tagine pot. Historically, the nomads in North Africa used these pots as portable ovens, allowing them to prepare food … Continue reading

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Jambalaya (make-ahead)

I was asked the other day if I had a recipe for vegetarian jambalaya. I said, Yes, and then asked, do you need the recipe right now so you can make it for dinner tonight? My friend replied that she … Continue reading

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Spring Carrot Tart

My mom’s mom, Gran, was born and raised on a homested in a one-room cabin in Beresford, South Dakota, in the late 1800s. Winter was a time of ice and snow. In the month of January, the temperature would often … Continue reading

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Savory Chèvre Crepes

Chèvre is the French name for cheese made with goat’s milk. Fresh goat cheese is soft, creamy, tangy, and easy to spread or melt. When it is mixed with fresh spinach and a little onion or garlic powder it makes … Continue reading

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Mushroom Goulash

The origins of goulash have been traced to the 9th century, to stews eaten by Magyar (Hungarian) shepherds. Before setting out with their flocks, the shepherds prepared a portable stock of food by slowly cooking cut-up meats with onions and other … Continue reading

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Ravioli-Rosemary Soup

This is a simple soup recipe born one cold day shortly after the Thomas fire. I call it my “healing soup.”

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