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Vegan Spicy Cold Noodles

We had a brutally hot start to the summer here in NYC, and eating a hot supper was the furthest thing from my mind. Still, I was getting hungry and wanted to eat something, as long as it wasn’t hot. … Continue reading

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Easy Overnight Pickles

I love pickles. Not just pickled cucumbers but pickled cabbage, radishes, mushrooms, and carrots. In Brighton Beach I’ve feasted on pickled watermelon, apples, grapes, and tomatoes (both red and green). On a recent trip to Estonia and Lithuania we ate … Continue reading

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Vegan Thai Warm Mushroom Salad (Het Paa Naam Tok)

I’ve had the dish het paa naam tok several times in my life, but it didn’t occur to me to make it until recently. I first came across this salad (a wonderful mix of soy, lime, mushrooms, herbs, and chili … Continue reading

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Vegan Soup Month: Vegan Tom Yum Soup

I have unilaterally decided that February is Vegan Soup Month. I received a lovely soup tureen for Christmas and with the cold weather I have been making a lot of soups. I came up with a a quick and easy … Continue reading

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Vegan Soup Month: Vegan Pho

I have unilaterally decided that February is Vegan Soup Month. I received a lovely soup tureen for Christmas and with the cold weather I have been making a lot of soups. I came up with a a quick and easy … Continue reading

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Vegan Soup Month: Vegan Borscht

I have unilaterally decided that February is Vegan Soup Month. I received a lovely soup tureen for Christmas and with the cold weather I have been making a lot of soups. I came up with a a quick and easy … Continue reading

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Vegan Soup Month: Vegan Udon Noodle Soup

I have unilaterally decided that February is Vegan Soup Month. I received a lovely soup tureen for Christmas and with the cold weather I have been making a lot of soups. I came up with a a quick and easy … Continue reading

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