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Appetizers in Absentia (and a Giveaway Winner!)

[Thanks to everyone who entered the Simply Bar giveaway! I apologize for never learning how to capture and post the Random.org page with the winning number, but I promise you it was number 46–which translates to Eve of A Tale of Two Vegans! Congrats, Eve! Please email me with your mailing […]

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The Nerd Makes Good: A Double Ode to Okra*

* Or, Give Pods a Chance!

[Okra pods, in the raw]

I have a confession to make. I haven’t told you all about this yet because, quite frankly, I was afraid you’d reject me. Move that cursor elsewhere, and click. At best, roll your eyes. Maybe snort in disgust. Maybe gag, […]

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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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Date Pasta

[No, not “date” as in “dried fruit with pit and high sugar content.” I mean “date” as in the classic Saturday night event, “evening out with someone you like and with whom you might like to be, um, romantic.” ]

It’s been a whirlwind weekend, first, with a birthday dinner (THANKS […]

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Corn Crêpes with Quick Tomato Tracklement*

* [or Concasse, if you prefer the more conventional term. . . but I just loved the word “tracklement” ever since I read it on Lucy’s blog, and besides, “Tomato Tracklement” is just so much more alliterative.]

Last weekend was our Canada Day holiday, and this year I learned an important […]

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Moroccan Spiced Tomato Soup

As promised, I’m going to supply the recipes from the cooking class I taught last week—my last ever in my home (sniff!).

But first, I must interrupt today’s entry because I’ve been tagged for a meme! Annie over at Forest Street Kitchen kindly included me in the game. Considering that up until […]

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Mediterranean Tofu Scramble

I have to admit, it took me a long time to warm up to tofu.

When I first revamped my diet in accordance with the NAG principles, I had never eaten tofu, let alone familiarized myself with the many varieties in which it’s available. My naturopath touted the truism you hear so often: […]

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