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Cucumber Gazpacho With Shrimp and Mint Oil

  This is so creamy you would swear it’s full of dairy, but (as long as you don’t pop a shrimp on top) it’s completely vegan.  Cool, crisp and slightly sweet, this is the perfect starter to any summer meal. … Continue reading

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Baked Eggs and Greens

Tomorrow is Mother’s Day.  When I was a kid I desperately wanted to make my mother breakfast in bed.  I didn’t really know how to cook, but I just really liked the idea of carrying a tray with breakfast to … Continue reading

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Mini Key Lime Cheesecakes

I love mini, single-serve desserts for entertaining.  It’s so nice to have a tray of cupcakes or pots of chocolate mousse to quickly pass around the table.  No cutting, no scooping, no mess.  These key lime cheesecakes are the latest … Continue reading

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Vegan Mushroom Sage Stuffing

This stuffing is deeply flavorful and satisfying enough for any group, vegan or otherwise!  Serves 4-6 1 t. olive oil 1 T. Earth Balance Buttery Spread 2 leeks, washed and sliced 1 shallot, sliced 1/2 yellow onion, diced 4 sprigs … Continue reading

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10 Things You Can Do TODAY To Get Ready For Thanksgiving

The key to a low stress holiday is to plan ahead and do as much as you possibly can BEFORE the big day.   It’s pretty much humanly impossible to do the entire Thanksgiving dinner in one day.  Here is … Continue reading

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Oven Fried Chicken

I recently spent several days with my mom cooking some of our favorite dishes.  This is one that she has been making for years, and one of my all-time-favorite meals.  In fact, this is the one thing I always request … Continue reading

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