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How I Learned To Love Tempeh

For years I didn’t understand the appeal of tempeh. I tried cooking with it once or twice, and had a few restaurant dishes with it, but I never really liked it. Even high-end tempeh made here in Brooklyn left me … Continue reading

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Make The Most Of Zucchini Season

The farmer’s market is overflowing with seasonal fruits and vegetables right now, and when I go I sometimes get overwhelmed with choice. Most of the time I gravitate to something unusual, or hyper-seasonal, but I realized that I always make … Continue reading

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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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