Category Archives: Vegetarian

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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Eggs Sunny Side Up with Sauteed Mushrooms

I’ve modified my egg-frying technique slightly — I love my fried eggs either sunny side up or over easy, with the yolks liquid and the whites thoroughly cooked. Occasionally I’ve come into duck eggs, whose yolks are huge — and … 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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250 Posts – and a NEW Veggie: Callaloo! (Jamaican Style)

I’m now a quarter of the way to having posted 1000 posts at this blog.  Was wondering what to do special for it, but …. hey … my farmer’s market obliged by presenting me with yet another new find:  Callaloo … Continue reading

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Greek Tzatziki or Persian/Iranian Mast-o-Khiar

I understand the main difference between these two yogurt dishes is that the Iranian version is thicker, and may more often contain mint instead of (or with) the dill.  The Greek version often uses strained yogurt, but I decided not … Continue reading

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Okra, Mediterranean Style

Okay, I LOVE okra.  I got a pound of it at my farmer’ market ten days ago, and another pound this past weekend. This stuff is FRESH!  It will last a lot better and longer than the okra I see … Continue reading

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I’ve just discovered a brand new veggie at my farmer’s market! Meet the deceptively lowly cucamelon!  (And it’s technically a fruit.) It hails from Mexico and other areas of Central America, and is related to the cucumber (same taxonomic family). … Continue reading

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