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December 2010

Mexican rice recipe

Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice is a traditional accompaniment to tortilla specialties of the Southwest. The secret of this savory rice is that it is sautéed before the cooking water is added.…


Love Soup by Anna Thomas

When the publisher of Anna Thomas’s most recent book, Love Soup: 160 All-New Vegetarian Recipes from the Author of The Vegetarian Epicure,* contacted me to see if I would…


I Love My Vitamix!

Some time ago, I got all excited about acquiring a juicer, having read about the benefits of freshly made fruit and vegetable juices. The excitement lasted all of about…


Basic Chinese Sauce

Here’s a go-to sauce for veggie stir-fries. I recommend putting it together before you start the stir-fry, then adding it once the vegetables are just done. Start your stir-fry…

Black-eyed peas with greens2

Greens with Black-Eyed Peas

Black-eyed peas and nourishing greens, two foods well-loved in Southern and soul food cuisines, have flavors that team companionably. Adapted from The Vegetarian 5-Ingredient Gourmet.…