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CSA Chronicles parte Quatre: Ratatouille

There was a large eggplant, a zucchini, some tomato sauce, and an onion in the fridge, along with some Robusto cheese and the cojita. What to make? That famous peasant food favorite of crotchety food critics like Gusteau, of course. … Continue reading

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The CSA Chronicles II: Mooli (Radish) Paratha

To go with my Kholrabi bharta and to use up 2 bunches of radishes, I decided to make some mooli parathas (radish flatbread). Tarla Dalal’s recipe was a pretty good start ♣ Equipment: A food processor with a grater disk … Continue reading

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The CSA Chronicles: Kholrabi & Kholrabi Bharta

Since we lost our garden to the “Temple of Doom”, I finally convinced my husband to let us try joining a CSA. Actually, no I can’t take the credit–my friend did, when she told him about a reasonably priced one … Continue reading

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Portabella Parmesan with sweet potato pesto

I saw Giada make a version of this when i was mindlessly watching the food network while cooking one night. Hers seemed too cheesy (especially since I wasn’t supposed to be eating dairy–or at least minimizing it). So I modified … Continue reading

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Orange-beet salad

This was inspired by a trip to the farmers market in DuPont Circle, where we tasted some amazingly sweet red beets and found a few oranges. Then someone brought us a huge tub of salad greens. And I had a … Continue reading

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Jungle curry

This is a thai-inspired curry that used ingredients I had at home, rather than what you *really* need. I’d say if you have the real thai ingredients, use them. But the substitutes were pretty good! ♠ The ingredients 1 medium … Continue reading

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Kaddu Challow (Afghan Pumpkin & “rice”)

Kaddu Challow This is one of my favorite dishes at an Afghan restaurant…sweet/tart/spicy pumpkin and pulao. My version improvises with things I had in the house… Ingredients for the pumpkin part 1 Acorn squash (butternut or actual pumpkin work too) … Continue reading

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Apple Zucchini Muffins

The rationale: I had  a tart granny smith apple and a zucchini laying around, but no carrots–so I decided to play with my previous recipe.  I know, it sounds a little weird, but I promise you it’s delish. The zucchini … Continue reading

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Superfood Stew (Kale, Beets, Sweet Potatoes)

We had some kale & beets in the fridge and sweet potatoes on the counter, so my mission was to see what I could create to use them up…et voila, superfood stew! ♥ equipment needed: a heavy pot (i like … Continue reading

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