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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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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: Peanut Stew with Winter Vegetables & Cornmeal Dumplings (Afro-Vegan)

“Good music goes with good food.” – African proverb This peanut stew looked delicious when I was flipping through “Afro-Vegan,” and it turned out to be just that. I hadn’t attempted cooking African cuisine before, but the friends who graciously … Continue reading

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January Bonus Recipe: Thai Curry

“Friends for a meal are easy to find, friends until the end of time are difficult to find.” – Thai proverb Living in Seattle has allowed me to become exposed to a lot of amazing Thai food. Although I’ve tried … Continue reading

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January: Pasta e Fagioli (The Dinner Plan)

“Life is a combination of magic and pasta.” – Federico Fellini I always like to keep track of the year in some way. In 2015, I read 52 books from a list and wrote haiku reviews of them. In 2016, … Continue reading

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