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December 2010

Mexican rice recipe
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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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
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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.…