Monthly Archives: December 2008

I’m a total fraud, although not intentionally :)

Lately our food choices have been defined by: what’s in the fridge already, who is home to cook it, who will be here to eat it, and whether or not it has gluten in it.  I have felt insanely busy, … Continue reading

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Snow Day!

It’s been a gray day, filled with howling wind and blowing snow.  Fortunately, Papa had the day off so nobody had to go anywhere.  Eli and I took a walk; where the valley sheltered us, the temperatures weren’t too bad.  … Continue reading

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I still have much to learn

One of my firsts cookbooks was Diet for a  Small Planet, and one of my favorite favorite recipes therein was  Enchilada Bake.  These days I make an altered version of it, and yesterday I made three way-altered versions, sort of like my … Continue reading

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Busy Day in the Middle of Nowhere

Gee, it seems like just last Saturday that Papa was out burning stuff, and there was no snow to speak of.  I guess that’s because there wasn’t. Since then it has snowed at least three times.  Last night it started again, … Continue reading

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Lucky me

This morning it was -4 F here in the valley, which corresponds to -20 C for all you people reading this outside the U.S.!  (All two of you 🙂  It isn’t much warmer right now.  I had to work late … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Cooking

When I first became a vegetarian, my parents were annoyed.  By asking to eat something different, I was in some way making a value judgment about the way I was raised to eat.  It also meant more work for my … Continue reading

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It’s Official!

I like to do things right…. so I emailed Clare Seguin, author of the out-of-print Cooking With Tempeh for permission to post some of our favorite recipes, and she has graciously agreed.  As promised, then, here are two recipes that … Continue reading

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