Category Archives: Vegetables

Sorrel Soup

This past weekend, I had a great springtime haul from the farmer’s market, and I’ve been nibbling my way through it ever since. The first thing I made was strawberry shortcake with the amazing fresh strawberries (the supermarket can never … Continue reading

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Here in DC, the roomie and I have been having some cooking adventures. Tonight’s addition to the kitchen repertoire: Ribollita, a Tuscan stew in the true peasant-comfort-food mold, whose name means “reboiled.” The idea is to revitalize stale bread by … Continue reading

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Mexican Pepper Casserole

Meridith and I picked up her CSA box yesterday, and were trying to come up with something to do with the abundance of sweet and hot peppers therein. I recalled this recipe from the Moosewood, which had been a staple … Continue reading

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Raw Beet Salad

I had been avoiding buying beets at the farmer’s market this summer because of the heat wave that’s been sweeping the Upper Midwest—but every time I passed by the gorgeous roots, I would get a little pang of sadness, thinking … Continue reading

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Farro and Roasted Butternut Squash

While working my shift at the food coop, I came across a new grain which I had tasted, farro.  I discovered that it was the staple food for the Roman Legion.  When I searched for recipe ideas, I came across … Continue reading

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