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Bessara Appetizer

Traditional hummus is made with garbanzo beans and tahini. This Moroccan version, called bessara, substitutes fava beans for the garbanzo and tahini and is a little thinner than hummus. It is a staple in Tangier and other cities of northwest … Continue reading

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Tofu Osso Buco

How, you may ask, can one make Osso Buco without meat? After all, doesn’t Osso Buco translate to English as ‘bone with a hole’ or ‘hollowed bone’?

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Roasted Sweet Onion Vinaigrette

Here’s an easy, nutritious, tasty AND vegan salad dressing. See it in my new vegan cookbook. Nuff said. Go for it!

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Savory Vegan Gravy

Gravy has been around for centuries and takes many forms. As a kid, I remember my mom cooking a pot roast and just before serving the roast, she whisked flour into the fatty juice to make a quick gravy. But … Continue reading

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Fresh Fenugreek and Potatoes Side Dish

Have you ever wondered where the idiom side dish originated? Me neither. But, for some reason, I have a need to articulate its origin.

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Green Tahini Dressing

This simple vegan dressing is as versatile as your imagination. For example, if you like a good garlic bite to your dressing, add more garlic. Leave out the cumin if that’s not your spice. Use dried mint rather than fresh … Continue reading

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Orange Couscous

This vegan dish is colorful, full of flavor and enjoyed by both my vegetarian and meat lover friends. I serve it as a side dish with my seven-layer crepe entrée although it is so good enough to be an entire … Continue reading

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