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Photo-worthy but will you eat it?

Published on November 8, 2011 By Therese

“Now that’s beautiful.” My husband was genuinely enthusiastic about the plate set before him: sauteed  tempeh stacked atop a kale salad.  I wrinkled my nose; I wasn’t so sure.  “Oh, I see, you think your people wouldn’t like that.” “Your people.” That’s you, dear reader.  I get lots of oh’s and ah’s over the photos […]

“Autumn” minestrone for a blustery April Monday

Published on April 4, 2011 By Therese

I’ve had soup on the brain for days. Mostly because it has rained every day for a week plus.  So an old Moosewood recipe came in handy today when the temperature topped out at 49 degrees and showers persisted. Chock full of all kinds of vegetables for Meatless Monday, “Autumn” minestrone is perfect for cool […]

Craving a cleaver

Published on February 11, 2011 By Therese

The recipe said  “cut straight through the bone.”  What a bold move for a tame Thursday night. I found myself fantasizing about a return trip to Tokyo where I could purchase one of those dramatic cleavers demonstrated so openly at the fish market.  At the time of my trip so many years ago I couldn’t […]