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Sweet Curried Pumpkin Soup

When you join a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farm share there is some inherent risk. You are at the mercy of the weather, the soil and seed quality, the bugs and other predators, not to mention the knowledge of your farmers and their…
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Coconut and Roasted Fennel Soup

Smooth and tasty, this creamy delicious soup is both hardy and sweet. Made with fennel, carrots, and leek plus warming spices and satisfying coconut milk it is half soup/half dessert by the time you top it with a drizzle of agave nectar and…
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The Perfect Summer Fresh Roll

Summer's nearly swept me off my feet this year. We're living in a third floor apartment in Newport, RI (gorgeous place, by the way) and my petite kitchen tucked into the eaves is just a perfect oven in and of itself. Needless to say, the prospect…
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Ginger Tofu and Veggies En Pappilote

Best laid plans and all this post was due a few weeks ago. Alas, here it is...finally. Following a 24-hour flight home from Australia, a hurricane, an election, and now a Nor' Easter I've arrived to the United States of America bearing Ginger…
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Beetroot Dip

On a recent wine tour in the Yarra Valley of Australia I discovered a vendor selling the most delicious beetroot dip. I made my purchase along with a spicy chutney and along we went to the next winery. At some point someone (possibly and most…
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Curried Tofu and Dinosaur Kale

I've known the health value of kale for quite sometime and the taste and texture is something that I can't get enough of. Seeing as I'm such a fan I wanted to share with you a simple way to make a well-balanced dish that's quick and easy and…
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Curried Red Lentil Burgers

Quickly becoming one of my favorite local shops in Melbourne is a Chinese mini market. I just love to peruse the massive shelves teeming with spices and sauces. The market, as it happens, is pan-asian in genre and I have been delighted to find…
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Tzatziki Sauce

I touched down in Melbourne just at the mid-point of Winter. Though perhaps not the best made plan weather-wise, I've actually been pleasantly surprised. Melbournians are, needless to say, rather ready for longer stretches of warmer, sunnier…
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Grilled Sweet Potato

It's Memorial Day in the US which typically equals BBQ parties with lots of meat and processed snacks and treats. As a vegetarian I'll normally enjoy the token veggy burger and nibble on the sides. This year, however, was different. I decided…
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Asparagus

Back home in Connecticut it's asparagus season now. Spring has arrived and with it spears of this delicious green veggy are shooting up out of the earth. When you can get your hands on locally grown asparagus you're in for a real treat. It…