Monthly Archives: May 2011

Oven-Roasted Beet Chips

When Mark Bittman informed me that I could make oven-roasted beets chips the same way I do potatoes, I wanted to kiss him. These are so easy and really good. The only drawback is that they came out a little … Continue reading

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Shepherd’s Pie

When getting backlogged with vegetables (as I have been recently), nothing works better to burn through them than to have a dinner that is basically vegetables topped with other vegetables. That is how I landed on shepherd’s pie. I made … Continue reading

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Self-Dressing Salad

This recipe came from Moosewood Restaurant Low Fat Favorites, but the truth is that I never would have found it if it weren’t for In My Box, because I gave that book away years ago. I recognize that the Moosewood … Continue reading

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Braised and Glazed Radishes

There were a lot of radishes, and as I was cleaning them I discovered that I had ABSOLUTELY NO IDEA what to do with all that bounty (abundance is more complicated than scarcity sometimes). So I turned to Bittman, who … Continue reading

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Tofu Tacos

For Mother’s Day, the only thing I really want is for my kids to eat their food, and actually enjoy it for a change. I recall from my own childhood that taco night was about the best way to accomplish … Continue reading

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The Share

I was telling S today that all the fun has gone out of food shopping. Between concerns about packaging, organics, sugar-free and factory farmed meat, there’s practically nothing I can feel good about buying at the store. My weekly plan … Continue reading

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Ricotta Cheesecake with Beets

Looking for a good vegetarian Easter recipe had me stumped. Easter equals ham as far as my family is concerned, and I just couldn’t come up with something that seemed celebratory enough to make for Easter. Then I landed on … Continue reading

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