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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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Vegetarian Tricolor Quinoa Salad

Contains:  Nightshades (grape tomatoes)..  Is:  Vegetarian, vegan (if using avocado oil or EVOO instead of butter). A submission to a challenge at CookingBites.Com, where an essential ingredient has to be quinoa.  There are three quinoa colors – I decided to … Continue reading

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English Muffin Bread Pudding with Marinated Artichoke Hearts

Contains: Gluten, wheat, dairy. Is:  Savory, vegetarian.    Hope you enjoy! My basic changes were to use English muffins for the bread, and to switch out the cheese for one that was available here this week.    I do want to … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Focaccia “Pizza” with Mushrooms

Contains:  Dairy, gluten, nightshades.  Is:  Vegetarian, quick & easy. This is a quick and easy recipe, and not meant to be considered genuine continental Italian, but something to make on a busy workday evening, or the like.  I used a … Continue reading

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Chinese Silken Tofu, Quick, Easy, Uncooked, Vegan

Contains:  Soy, legumes, nightshade seasoning.  Is:  Quick and easy, vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, served room temperature. I had planned to make a different and pan-fried tofu recipe, but discovered I only had the silken (which I’d bought back when I planned … Continue reading

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New World Tamales – Vegan: Beans, Squash and Arbol Chilis

Contains:  Legumes, nightshades, grains (corn).  Is: Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free.   For this recipe, and for the turkey tomato tamales, my goal was to make them with pre-Columbian New World ingredients (but using modern methods and modern developments of such ingredients).    There … Continue reading

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Dad’s Eggplant (Aubergine) Pizzas

Contains:  Dairy, nightshades.  Is:  Gluten-free, vegetarian, paleo, not truly Italian but inspired, and something good we grew up with.   You can make this an omnivore dish by adding in some ground beef, or perhaps pepperoni slices.  They’re not essential, and … Continue reading

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Roasted Baby Asian Eggplant/Aubergine and Fennel

Contains:  Nightshades.   Is:  Vegetarian, vegan, paleo, Whole30, gluten-free, quick and easy.   There’s also a bit of radish in here, as well as scallion (green onion).  This dish was made as a side (for the braised goat shoulder dish) but could … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Tex Mex Chili, Plus a Dry Spice Blend

Contains:  Legumes, nightshades.  Is:  Gluten-free, also dairy free and vegan, depending on toppings.  Great for all-week dining. I attended a potluck with five other women on Saturday.  It was a warm afternoon, and we enjoyed what was likely to be … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Greek Moussaka (with Chickpeas, Lentils, and Mushrooms)

Contains:  Nightshades, dairy, legumes.  Is: Vegetarian, gluten-free, grain-free.   Consider this one of the Greek dishes I didn’t get around to making, back in my Greek Month (February 2020).  I am still in love with the best of the savory … Continue reading

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