Monthly Archives: February, 2011

Moroccan Chickpea Soup (Harira)

This is a great recipe I found on epicurious.com when I cooked dinner party for my aunt and uncle and some of my cousins.  (If you haven’t checked out http://www.epicurious.com/, do it!  It’s a go-to favorite of mine and it’s just loaded with great tasting and expertly tested recipes.) I wanted to create a special theme …

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Creme Andalouse

This is a recipe that’s VERY close to my heart because it’s from one of my first favorite cookbooks, “Sundays At Moosewood Restaurant” by Mollie Katzen.  It’s a recipe I tried way “back when” when I wanted desperately to cook amazing food and yet was paralyzed by the fear of failure.   I LOVED the Moosewood Restaurant cookbook …

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Orzo And Bulgar Salad

I found this in a magazine years ago and it’s so yummy!  It has some sweet, some tang and some creamy cheesy texture;  a great sensory experience while being SUPER healthy…..what more could you ask for? 1 cup bulgur1 cup orzo1/2 cup finely chopped celery1/2 cup shredded carrot1/2 cup chopped, seeded cucumber1/2 cup dried cranberries1/3 …

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Szechuan Noodles with Green Beans and Cashews

I like this dish because it has lots of interesting flavors, it has some heat, which is very healthy to incorporate into your diet, and my kids love noodles!  It’s also easily amended to accomodate food allergies (like using corn/rice pasta for gluten allergies). Serves 4 as a main course The Sauce: 1/4 cup tamari soy …

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Recipes By Demand

I’ve had some requests to post my recipes and I’m happy to share! First I must make the disclaimer that I haven’t conjured up these recipes from my own little head.  Nope, I’m a recipe-hound for sure, and many recipes I’ve had since I was a child (what, you didn’t read recipe books like Nancy …

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