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Pumpkin Black Bean Soup

I know I’m not alone in loving the cooler weather and warmer flavors and colors of fall. Many people don’t realize that the Midwest has some of the most extreme weather–ridiculously hot summer days and bitterly cold winter days. Add in the element of incessant wind and our weather can be downright inhospitable. So, when […]

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Saffron Cauliflower

I really like Cauliflower. I know it’s not everybody’s thing but I like it in pretty much every format–pizza crust, mashed, riced, raw, roasted. You get the point. So when I saw this recipe for Saffron Cauliflower in Ottolenghi’s amazing cookbook Plenty, which Kitchn’s Cookbook Club featured in January, I jumped right on it. By […]

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Dinner Kit Reviews | Vegan

My Review of Purple Carrot

Full Disclosure: I am not vegan but I play around with plant-based recipes a lot because they are just so chockful of nutrition. Plus my friend Ang is a serious vegan and an amazing cook. And I like to eat. So you can see where this is going. All of this to say that when […]

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Tomato Basil Soup

I came across this amazing recipe for dairy-free tomato basil soup (link below) at the end of our tomato growing season when I was desperately searching for a way to use up our rapidly decaying tomatoes without pulling out the canning equipment. I wish I loved canning more but I just don’t. I much prefer […]

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