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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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Daily bread

“Good bread is the most fundamentally satisfying of all foods; and good bread with fresh butter, the greatest of feasts.” James Beard, American cook There's something about really good bread that just makes it seem as if all is right in the world. That's reason enough to make some this weekend. See the tiny specks… Continue reading Daily bread

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Dandelion jelly

"Beautiful as a dandelion-blossom golden in the green grass, this life can be." Edna St. Vincent Millay, American poet and playwright Dandelion jelly is one of those recipes that one should try just because one can. Lemony, honey-like, pure joy. Try this with pale breads like English muffins or a baguette. And, you can't beat… Continue reading Dandelion jelly

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Thrifty gluten-free breading

Made a batch of this last night and decided it's high time for a re-post. “There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.” Mother Teresa After several years of accommodating a mixed gluten-loving and gluten-free household, I have discovered there are three basic problem areas -- bread, pastry dough… Continue reading Thrifty gluten-free breading

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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