Vegetarian

Black Truffle Risotto

November 6, 2013
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For the first time in four years (i.e. the first time since I’ve been in Switzerland), we’ve actually had what this New Englander could call an Autumn. There has been some actual color on the leaves, Fall temperatures, and that invigorating brisk chill in the air while the sun lights up the color of the […]

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Roasted Tomato Tart

September 23, 2013
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When I was younger, I hated waiting (ok, I still do – I was born with a serious deficiency in patience).  Every event in life felt like one slow tedious step to the next – must pass this test to get this grade, must advance through this year to get to this college, must do these […]

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Grapefruit Mint Salad

February 26, 2013
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I love eating grapefruits in the winter, I think they are just one of the prettiest fruits.  Maybe it’s the ruby red – the way it entices and sparkles in the light, or simply the anticipation of that tart juicy flavor just waiting to be scooped up and tasted.  While I have had more time […]

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Quinoa Vegetable Salad

February 5, 2013
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Let’s talk about quinoa. Quinoa is a gluten free miracle “grain” and nutritional superfood that has garnered much attention lately – recently society has pretty much moved on from asking how to pronounce it (keen-wa or keen-oh-a?) to instead asking how to actually cook it.  Everywhere I look I see people singing its praises as […]

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Carrot and Squash Soup

October 16, 2012
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This week Autumn arrived, finally! Cool breezes, chilly drizzle and low-lying flat clouds that obscure the mountains from view.  And now I’ve done it again.  For having so much to say, why is it that I always start out talking about the weather? You would think I would have something a little less mundane to […]

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Coconut Curried Eggplant

April 12, 2012
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Eggplant is one of those vegetables.  I see it in the market, know I should be eating more of it, and yet, am usually stumped as to ideas of what to actually do with it.  It’s never a fast cooking vegetable, so I know I will need to put in some time and effort for whatever […]

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