Category Archives: vegan

Braised Collard Greens with Garlic

To accompany the traditional Brazilian dish, Feijoada Completa, you need some garlicy collards to round out your meal. And just because we all can use more dark leafy greens in out everyday diet and it is soooo tasty prepared this … Continue reading

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Indian Spiced Spinach with Chana Dahl – Slow cooker Friday

One of my friends talked about Palak Paneer (Indian Spinach with Paneer Cheese) the other day and ever since that day I have been eyeing my overload of spinach, sitting sadly on the refrigerator shelf, slowly inching towards less crisp … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends Bean & Lentil ‘Slow Cooker Friday’ soup

This is so easy and yummy, I just had to write it up, although it barely deserves to be called a recipe. It’s really a classic example of the ‘afterthought’ or ‘remnant’ soup category. I used what looked at me … Continue reading

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End of the Month Cabbage Soup

So here’s one for those times where the wallet looks awfully empty. Or maybe you are saving up for something big, or you had a big expense that was unavoidable but not planned. You look into your pockets and realize, … Continue reading

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Peanut salad

Have you ever thought of using peanuts as a main ingredient for your salad? I am not talking as a topping, no. Main ingredient. Well, in fact you can! Since peanuts are really not a nut, but are part of … Continue reading

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White Beans with Leeks and Thyme ‘Slow Cooker Friday’ Stew or Soup

That ended up being quite a long title, but the ingredient list is all the shorter to make up for it. And yes, I realize it’s not Friday 😉 Shorter days and all the holiday activity can leave you tired … Continue reading

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Beans and how I cook them

Soaking the beans in plenty of water overnight is essential With making most things from scratch, the question sooner or later arises: What about beans? As I have mentioned before, I do cook my own beans and then package them … Continue reading

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