Category Archives: Vegan

Vegetarian Borscht

While beet soup (Eastern European Borscht) is sometimes made with beef broth/stock, this one is made with a veggie broth.  And, since I didn’t have the regular purple beets in my fridge, the color on this one will not be … Continue reading

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Black Japonica Rice with Cabbage, Endive and (Optional) Farmer’s Cheese

Black Japonica rice – I discovered it recently.  I bought a cup to investigate.  It is mostly purple-black.  It’s a short-grained rice.  You will find a photo of it, raw, at the end of this post. Prep Time:  20 minutes, … Continue reading

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Hoisin Sauce

I bought some Hoisin sauce from Whole Paycheck, and even from that supposedly-natural source, this jar has a lot of dodgy ingredients.  SOOOO… Make-Over Time!!!  I am going to make my own.  I found a couple of recipes on-line that I’ll … Continue reading

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Indian Uttapam Pancakes

This is made for the Pancake Challenge Link Party, hosted by Natascha’s Palace, and assisted by Lin of Lin’s Recipes.  And well, because they turned out quite good, too!   They’d be great to bring to a brunch where you’d … Continue reading

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Asian Sweet and Sour Sauce

While this recipe is a gluten-free, grain-free adaptation of a Filipino recipe, this sauce is serviceable for sweet and sour sauces for Chinese, Malaysian, and Indochinese treatments of seafood, poultry, and vegetables.  Or for anything you would dip into, say, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving: Stuffed Delicata Squash

  I’m home alone this Thanksgiving, and I was supposed to go to a Post-Thanksgiving dinner on Saturday, but I’m not doing that, either.  I’ve broken my tibia, and cannot drive, and to be honest, most homes aren’t really handicapped … Continue reading

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Corn on the Cob. Corn on the Grill.

Corn, or elements derived from corn, seem to be in everything these days.  I don’t think I want to go into elaborating on this, but as much as possible I withdraw from commercial corn/corn “products”. That being said, I love … Continue reading

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