Monthly Archives: June 2015

Sunday Suppers: The Summer Sandwich Edition

Nothing says summer like a fresh tomato, especially when it’s between two toasty slices of bread. This week’s Sunday Suppers is an ode to the summer sandwich that glorious handheld bit of heaven whose time is way too short. Eggplant … Continue reading

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Glazed Tofu

This is a simple and tasty way to cook tofu. If sorghum is unavailable then honey can be used. Glazed Tofu 1 package extra firm tofu 2 tbsp sorghum 2 tbsp soy sauce 2 tbsp rice wine vinegar 2 tsp … Continue reading

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Summer Eats

Summer may come at the same time each year, but summer weather down here almost always arrives by mid Spring. Here are some of our favorite summer eats — heavy on the tomatoes, corn, zucchini and peppers. Roasted Tomato Pasta … Continue reading

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Fermented Pineapple

This authentic Mexican drink comes from the same region that brought the world tequila and is called Tepache. It is relatively simple to make and with pineapples on sale it is hard to find a valid excuse not to have … Continue reading

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Massaman Curry

This curry is more in line with Indian food than Thai due to the sweetness of the sauce and the use of potato. Regardless it is very tasty. Authentically this is made with cheap beef cubes, but chicken thighs work … Continue reading

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Summer Sips

Summer is just around the corner for many of you. It arrived for us about to weeks ago, which is pretty late for these parts. What makes a good summer drink? Well it helps to have lots of fruit and … Continue reading

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Vichyssoise

This is a fairly simple soup to make, but it does require a couple hours to chill so plan ahead. Vichyssoise 2 lbs potatoes skinned and diced small 4 large leeks cleaned and finely sliced, about 6 cups 8 cups … Continue reading

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