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Binge-worthy cauliflower

“Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.” Jim Davis, American cartoonist The above quote is certainly Garfield worthy, but that kind of thinking is probably why many people shy away from not only full-on vegetarianism but the plant-slant lifestyle that I enjoy. Many Americans simply do… Continue reading Binge-worthy cauliflower

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Barbecue Bliss Sauce

“All of the people took it up and sung it over and over until it was wrung dry, and no further innovations of tone and tempo were conceivable. Then they hushed and ate barbecue.” Zora Neale Hurston, African-American author Hunger may be the best sauce, but barbecue is pretty close. Sweet, tangy. Sometimes smoky. What's… Continue reading Barbecue Bliss Sauce

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Moo-free Dreamsicle cake

“Mma Ramotswe sighed. 'We are all tempted, Mma. We are all tempted when it comes to cake.' " Alexander McCall Smith, In the Company of Cheerful Ladies There was a time when family birthday celebrations included such elaborate creations as homemade angel food with sunny splashes of color throughout the batter -- a Fanny Farmer… Continue reading Moo-free Dreamsicle cake

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Spring-forward salad

Last week, we were wearing parkas. Today, people are walking their dogs and delivering mail with bared legs so winter-white the sun isn't the only reason I feel a sudden need to shield my eyes. Likewise, in the kitchen, the time for soups and stews is slipping away. I, in fact, whipped up the first… Continue reading Spring-forward salad