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Homemade Peach Sorbet

Here in NYC we’re in the middle of an incredible heat wave. It makes me want to do nothing other than sit inside in the air conditioning and eat ice cream. I’ve been making a fair amount of my own … Continue reading

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Vegan Cooking: Poached Cauliflower

It started, as much of my cooking does, with a problem. I had been buying spring garlic at the farmer’s market, and unlike regular garlic spring garlic comes with long green tops, similar to leeks. I’d been using most of … Continue reading

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Making Vegan Kimchi Fried Rice At Home

It’s been a while since I posted a cooking post, but that’s not because I haven’t been cooking. One of the dishes I’ve been cooking a lot recently is this vegan kimchi fried rice. There are a lot of reasons … Continue reading

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Eggs Baked In Delicata Squash

Sometimes I get ideas to make a dish and I don’t know where the idea came from. In this case, I remember exactly how I got the idea. On my friend Chitra’s Instagram she posted a photo of delicata squash … Continue reading

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Homemade Chile Paste

About a month ago at one of my local farmer’s markets I did a double-take. Next to some fresh herbs I spotted something I hadn’t seen before at the market — lemon grass. Apparently it can be grown here in … Continue reading

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Quick & Easy Cucumber Salad

I know it’s September, but we’re bound to have some more really hot days before the summer is truly over. This time of year cucumbers are all over the farmer’s markets, and because of the way cucumbers are built they … Continue reading

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Charring Eggplant On The Stove Top

I love eggplant, and this time of year the markets are overflowing with many varieties. Eggplant can be tricky to cook properly, because if it’s not cooked all the way through it’s got an unpleasant texture (well I find it … Continue reading

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