Tag Archives: Valley Vegetarian

How To Grill Corn On The Cob

I used to throw corn on the barbecue and cook it until I thought it was done. This method was not only hit-and-miss, but insured an over-cooked cob and charred corn silk that stuck between my teeth. Learning how to … Continue reading

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Eggplant and Bell Pepper Terrine

So what is a terrine? My online Apple dictionary defines it as: 1. a meat, fish, or vegetable mixture that has been cooked or otherwise prepared in advance and allowed to cool or set in its container; 2. A container … Continue reading

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Minestrone Soup (slow cooker)

Minestrone is a thick soup containing vegetables and pasta. The word originated from the Italian language word minestrare, which means to serve. 

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Kohlrabi Soup

Kohlrabi is a crispy, crunchy alien-looking vegetable that you can prepare in more ways than you ever thought possible. Don’t be put off by its appearance even if it does look like someone teleported a Martian vegetable right into your … Continue reading

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Quinoa Salad with Serrano Chiles

Quinoa is pronounced “keen-wah”. When I journeyed to Peru a couple of years ago with our son, Robert, he and I enjoyed this traditional grain salad on the balcony of a small restaurant about an hour from Cusco at 11,000 … Continue reading

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Caprese Salad Stack

Our garden produces a variety of tomatoes. Here is one of our favorite ways to enjoy them fresh from the garden. This traditional Italian salad is easy to prepare, a true flavor-flash on the palate, and very pretty when plated.

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Magic Oatmeal (for kids of all ages)

Kids love this vegan recipe. It is a quick but hearty and nutritious breakfast perfectly measured out for one person. Double the recipe for two helpings.  Add fresh blueberries as a topping if you have them. For a gluten-free version … Continue reading

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