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Nicoise-Inspired Cauliflower with Lemon Yellow Tomato Sauce

October 25, 2012

I know you all must be wondering what else (beside apple pie!) I made with my gorgeous produce haul this week.  Well, here’s a peek at some of what I’ve been up to.  This dish is kind of a riff on a Nicoise Salad, only it’s not a salad — it’s roasted and there’s no […]

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Rustic Apple Pie

October 24, 2012

Ever since I move to “apple country” in the northern Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, I’ve been a fan of Stayman apples for everything from pies, to crisps, to applesauce, and just eating out of hand.  I can’t say enough good things about Stayman apples, so I’ll just show you!  At the top of this post […]

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This Week in Produce

October 23, 2012

I love our Saturday morning ritual of going out to various farm stands to discover all the wonderful produce that is on offer each week.  This weekend, almost everything we brought home was orange or red: three gorgeous pumpkins, freshly-dug red potatoes, a beautiful cheddar cauliflower, the last of the season’s yellow (orange) tomatoes, and, […]

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Sweet & Easy Vegan: Virtual Potluck + Giveaway!

October 22, 2012

I’m excited to participate in the virtual potluck for Robin Asbell’s new cookbook: Sweet & Easy Vegan: Treats Made with Whole Grains and Natural Sweeteners. For this “potluck” I was able to choose from among several luscious-looking desserts from the book, and I was immediately drawn to the Nectarine Cobbler with Cinnamon-Swirl Topping. In my […]

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World Vegan Feast Winner!

October 19, 2012

Thanks to the miracle known as the true random number generator over at, we have a winner!  The number randomly chosen to win a copy of World Vegan Feast by Bryanna Clark Grogan is lucky number 74 — Jennifer Manriquez, whose favorite comfort food is hot fresh French fries. Jennifer, please send me an […]

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Autumnal Fig Balls

October 18, 2012

As a rule, I don’t keep desserts in the house except for company or other special occasions. Even when testing recipes for cookbooks, I try to freeze most of whatever I make until we can share it with others. For those times when we want just a little something that’s just a little sweet, I […]

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