Category Archives: summer

Spaghetti Con Peperoni Cruschi, Pomodoro, E Mollica Fritta (Spaghetti With Pepper, Tomato, And Fried Breadcrumbs)

As you can probably tell, I have recently been to Italy.  When I visited Basilicata, my friend living in Potenza introduced me to this pepper, peperoni cruschi (pronounced CROO-sh-kee, the noise from chewing on the pepper).  At first, I was … Continue reading

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The Vegan Table: Cuban Black Bean Soup

So yummy!  But if you are trying out the recipe, PLEASE do not do the whole portion suggested by the book, cut it down by half, as the soup is quite filling, and it took 3 people in my family … Continue reading

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The Vegan Table: Muhammara (Roasted Red Pepper and Walnut Spread)

This spread was not like how the book pictured it.  Mine turned out to be a lot drier and also not brilliantly red, as the book illustration led me to believe.  The book’s looked more like a dip and mine … Continue reading

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The Vegan Table: Chili-Oil-Infused Soba Noodles

Look…  I rarely say these things because I felt creativity and pairing both require daring and risk-taking courage…  But soba noodles with chopped bell peppers and raw julienned carrots are just a little too strange for me.  I am used … Continue reading

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The Vegan Table: Fresh Fruit Salad

I know it is the end of summer.  In fact, it’s already cold and a little rainy in the State of Washington, but I work with what I got from the farmers market, grapes and strawberries, while I got the … Continue reading

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The Vegan Table: Pasta With Green Beans And Peanut Sauce

I have made this this before, but I actually…  Don’t think the green beans can go very well with the pasta unless it is quite finely chopped after it’s cooked.  Nonetheless, it was delicious, quick, and filling for a long … Continue reading

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The Vegan Table: Tempeh Pate

This requires only a little time to prepare, and it was quite delectable, but the order of ingredients in the blender was very important for me. I steamed the tempeh, and that was fine.  I made my own vegan mayonnaise … Continue reading

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