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Kitchen Classics: Shepherd’s Pie

Some things just never change. As a result, there are certain aspects of our lives upon which we all tend to rely.

For instance, you expect that Wile E. Coyote will tumble down the mountainside (an anvil in hot pursuit), only to re-emerge the following week without so much as a […]

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The Original Slow Cooker: Review of 150 Best Tagine Recipes

[Hearty, slurpy, stick-to-your-ribs Lentil and Almond Tagine]

Up until last month, the only tagine I had ever eaten were this one ** or one at a small Middle Eastern restaurant that the HH and I went to in the early days of our relationship. But then I was contacted […]

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Kitchen Classics: Curried Red Lentil (or Split Pea) Soup

I well remember the unbridled glee we all felt in grade school when, first thing in the morning, the Principal walked in to announce that we’d have a substitute teacher that day. We kids practically roared with excitement at the prospect of (a) getting a reprieve from homework (because the substitute, of course, […]

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Blissed Out: Review of Christy Morgan’s Cooking with the Seasons: Summer Ebook & Recipe

[A quick note and special request: The VegNews Awards polls for 2010 are open! If you like Diet, Dessert and Dogs or my cookbook, Sweet Freedom, please head to the site and add them to their lists! You can nominate me for the blog, cookbook author or tweeter categories. How great would it […]

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Food for What Ails Ya: Lentil Rissoles

Just like Anna Karenina’s unhappy families, everyone deals with illness in her or his own way.

The HH, for instance, when struck with a cold or flu, takes to his (ie, our) bed for two days or so. He doesn’t talk; he doesn’t watch TV; he doesn’t eat; he barely uses […]

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A Fresh Start. . . and 2008’s Last (Food-Related) Hurrah

[Potato-Kale Curry]

First, and most importantly: Happy 2009, everyone! Thank you all so much for your wonderful comments and good wishes for the new year. I can’t even begin to express how much I appreciate them all and how much blogging has brought into my life. But by far, […]

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Lucky Comestible III (4): Lentil Pistachio Patties

[I thought it would be fun to run a little series over here at DDD: I’ll profile one one of my favorite foods, or a food that I’ve recently discovered and enjoyed, over several days. For this third entry, I’m focusing on Avocados. The series is presented on an occasional (and entirely arbitrary) basis, before […]

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Week at Warp Speed and Easy Dinner

What? Can it really be that a week has gone by already? While it does feel like a long time since I’ve been blogging (and boy, did I ever miss it), I am amazed at how quickly these seven days have whizzed by.

So, how did I spend my week of catch-up?

First, […]

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