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Goan Fish Curry

Contains:  Seafood (fish), coconut, nightshades.  Is:  Gluten-free, Whole30, paleo, quick and easy.  Fish specific to the waters of Goa, India, would be preferred, but as this isn’t always possible (including where I live), any decent white fish of a bit … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Bengali Inspired Bitter Melon Dish (with Panch Phoron)

Contains:  Nightshades, legumes, dairy.  Is:  Vegetarian, gluten-free.   I snagged a bitter melon on my last venture to Connecticut, where I picked up a healthy-looking bitter melon.  This vegetable really does live up to its name – very, very bitter.  But … Continue reading

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Indian Curry: Okra, Mushroom, Tomato, Onion

Contains:  Nightshades.  Is: Vegetarian, vegan, Paleo, Whole30.   I’ve been wanting to do a vegetarian Indian okra and mushroom dish for awhile.  Everything else was here to hand, just needed the inspiration towards putting this all together.  Will be getting … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Indian-Inspired Rice; Plus Eggplant (Aubergine), Bitter Melon & Okra Curry

Since there are a lot of meat-related dishes on my docket right now, I wanted to create something vegetarian that I’ve never made before.  Meanwhile, I was having a severe hankering for things Indian, and haven’t yet tracked down the … Continue reading

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Paleo Battered Okra, with Coconut Flakes

Usually, I can’t seem to find quality okra in most supermarkets… it is a food for a distinct audience, which doesn’t seem to include my New England environment.  But I do find it in East Asian and in Indian groceries, … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras Creole: Mussels, Andouille, Okra, Rice

For Mardi Gras (February 13, 2018).    So many seasonal times up-and-coming!  And my computer being on the fritz hasn’t helped much… yesterday’s Valentine’s salad was supposed to be posted this past Tuesday, and today’s Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) post … Continue reading

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Okra, Mushroom, Tomato, Onion, Kashmiri Masala

The inspiration for this dish was Indian — but having come home from surgery earlier that day, I didn’t have the stamina to go whole-barrel on this one.  In fact, I’d prepped the okra the day before.  Kashmiri paste /masala … 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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Okra, Tomato, Mushroom, Onion… Vegetarian & Indian Savory Style

Because the okra, the paste tomatoes, the mushrooms and that onion were looking at me accusingly, and the okra was reminding me I bought them nine days ago. Because one should be creative when facing one’s fridge, and that veggie doomsday … Continue reading

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Chicken Hearts and Palm / Chicken Gizzards, Tomato, Mushroom and Okra

We grew up with my parents buying whole chickens from the grocery, and these birds would come with livers, hearts and gizzards.  My favorite little morsel was the heart.  It was a treat to find it in whatever dish Mom … Continue reading

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