Category Archives: Vegetarian

Cucamelon!!

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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Korean Bok Choy Salad

Two of the three most recent cook books to cross my threshold have been: Maangchi, Real Korean Cooking:  Authentic Dishes for the Home Cook (2015) Russ Crandall, Paleo Take Out: Restaurant Favorites without the Junk (2015) (The third was a seafood … Continue reading

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Scalloped Potatoes Au Gratin with Onions and Cabbage

I’ve been wanting to make this for a while – the last time I tried I ended up nearly slicing off a finger tip using the mandoline without the finger guard, and forgot about making the recipe as I’d planned. … Continue reading

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Dehydrating Fruit: Strawberries or Grape Tomatoes

I am so not a sweet-tooth!  I can’t stand most dehydrated fruits, because by the very act of dehydration, every single flavor gets concentrated.  Which in the case of fruit, means sugar.   Thankfully, over the years I’ve weaned myself off … Continue reading

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Root Veggies on the Grill

The grill is out and available; I’m gonna GRILL! I use a charcoal grill — you can use any sort of grill you have available.  What you want is to have is a “direct heat” area and an “indirect heat” … Continue reading

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Gardening 2015 May Report

This is a food blog, so I’ll be mostly discussing in this post what I’m growing to eat this year, but not exclusively.  A few of my garden plants you really don’t want to eat, including the plant in the … Continue reading

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Bamboo Rice and Veggies

All right, to begin with, if you don’t have bamboo rice, use any variety of the regular Asian white rice. Bamboo rice is a specialty item which I picked up on a lark.  Not very much of it, either.  I … Continue reading

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