Category Archives: Books and Literature

July Bonus Recipe: Chocolate Caramel Crêpe Cake

“There’s no metaphysics on earth like chocolates.” – Fernando Pessoa I admit, I love watching cooking videos and gifs. Everything is already prepped and ready to assemble – it looks so easy and elegant! Although I’ve used the videos for … Continue reading

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July: White Wine Risotto with Mushrooms (New Food Fast)

“Wine is meant to be with food – that’s the point of it.” – Julia Child I love risotto, but I’ve never needed to make it because my roommate makes several incredible variations. My favorite kind that she makes is … Continue reading

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June Bonus Recipe: Carrot Cake Muffins

“The day is coming when a single carrot, freshly observed, will set off a revolution.” – Paul Cezanne Fresh, local ingredients make a world of difference in cooking. I’m fortunate enough to live in a place where I have access … Continue reading

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June: Homespun Pot Pie (Moosewood New Classics)

“The pie is an English institution which, planted on American soil, forthwith ran rampant.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe It can be tough to find vegetarian savory pies because meat has been the filling of choice for several thousand years. Pies … Continue reading

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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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