Category Archives: Books and Literature

May Bonus Recipe: Glazed Pineapple Cake

“Love is like a pineapple, sweet and undefinable.” – Piet Hein I love pineapple, I would put it in everything if I could. This delicious recipe is called a poke cake – “poke” meaning to jab, not “poke” like the … Continue reading

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May: Pescado al Mojo de Ajo (Authentic Mexican)

“Barriga llena, corazón contento.” – Mexican proverb Translation: “Full belly, happy heart.” I would estimate that over 90% of my diet is vegetarian, with the notable exception of the delicious, wild-caught seafood that is so abundant and accessible in the … Continue reading

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April Bonus Recipe: Key Lime Bars

“You know what they say: Why sit at a table that doesn’t have key lime pie on it if you don’t have to?” – Sloane Crosley Now that spring is on the way, I can’t wait to pack away my … Continue reading

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April: Sweet Potato & Black Bean Burgers (The Bold Vegetarian Chef)

“No one is born a great cook, one learns by doing.” – Julia Child I have been a vegetarian since 2005, with the exception of deliciously fresh Pacific Northwest seafood. When I go to a new restaurant that has a … Continue reading

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March Bonus Recipe: Pi Day π

“If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.” – Carl Sagan Pi Day was first explained to me in my high school calculus class. My teacher Ms. Hall was the sweetest little … Continue reading

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March: Vegetarian Vindaloo (S.O.U.P.S.)

“Food is our common ground, a universal experience.” – James Beard I’ve always enjoyed cooking, but lately I’m more likely to be adventurous in the kitchen. And because I have a ridiculous number of cookbooks that I like to flip … Continue reading

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February Bonus Recipe: Mandelmusslor

“Cooking is like love: it should be entered into with abandon or not at all.” – Harriet Van Horne This recipe is a bonus because it’s “just” a dessert, while the other recipes I’ve explored can be considered a full … Continue reading

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