Category Archives: Vegan

For Cinco de Mayo: Fish Tacos in Lettuce Shell; Vegetarian Tacos in Lettuce Shell

Here we have recipes for both vegetarian and fish tacos, served in lettuce. I’ve cut down on my home consumption of starches such as wheat or corn, and I’ve upped the outright veggies in my life.  Hence, a swap for … Continue reading

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For Cinco de Mayo: Pear/Mango Salsa, Mexican-Inspired

Well, it is almost the fifth of May, and Mexican restaurants go crazy trying to bring in new customers for the night.  The one nearest me used to have yearly signs out reading, “One tequila/Two tequila/Three tequila/Floor”, and the like, … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Spritzer

I totally loathe this Wake Up One Hour Earlier Nonsense, aka Daylight “Savings” Time, here in most of the US.  Back in the years when it fell on a weekend near April Fool’s, I considered it an April Fool’s Joke … Continue reading

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Korean Gaji-Namul (Eggplant)

One of my favorite veggies (technically, it’s a fruit) is the eggplant, especially the low-muss, low-fuss Asian variety where the skin is thin and very edible.  Known as the aubergine if you speak the Queen’s English, this plant is in … Continue reading

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A Dijon Viniagrette Salad Dressing

This recipe is simple: Juice of 1/2 lemon Add rice vinegar to make 50 mL / 1.7 fluid ounces total volume atop the lemon juice (I used one of those Ball half-pint canning jars, and just added everything directly to that. … Continue reading

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Rare Fruits

On a whim last time in my grocery, I nailed three fruits I’d never tried before.  They are all obscure in North America, and so hence are not local, but I figure I’d give them a try. They are:  Dragonfruit, … Continue reading

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Catalina on My Mind (Artichokes with Catalina-like Dressing)

Okay, forget meatloaf, and mac and cheese, and chicken pot pies.  Those are other people’s comfort foods — although there was always something about the texture of that pie crust of a chicken pot pie,  when it met the starchy … Continue reading

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