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Mung Bean Falafel

We bought mung beans and then had to figure out something inventive to do with them. Luckily we had left over hummus and a ton of pita bread. These were crunchy, rich and highly addictive. Mung Bean Falafel 1 cup … Continue reading

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A Quick Dip

Here is a quick dip that makes perfect use of a garden out of control. Eggplant and Red Bell Pepper Dip 1 medium eggplant sliced in half 1 red bell pepper sliced in half and seeded 5 cloves garlic 1/2 … Continue reading

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Fried Sage Leaves

This is a great snack or starter with a cheese and cold cut plate. They also work great as a topping on salad or pasta. Make sure to use really big fresh leaves, preferably off a plant in your yard. … Continue reading

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Rice Salad with a Greek Twist

This is an easy salad that can be made way ahead of time. It works well as a side for barbecue or fancier fare. Rice Salad 1 cup orzo 1 cup jasmine rice 2 cups chicken stock 2 cups water … Continue reading

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Tahini Marinade

This is a great way to use up tahini. It works well with pork or chicken and can be made up to a day earlier. Use meat with the bone in for this dish. The longer the meat is in … Continue reading

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Lamb and Fennel Sitting in a Tree

Roasted fennel is one of those things that smells so good, and tastes even better. How to make it even more tasty? Roast it in rendered lamb fat. Red onion can be substituted for shallots if need be. The leg … Continue reading

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Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

The roasted red bell peppers really add a nice sweetness to this standard dish. The measurements below are just estimates since I like to flavor by taste. Roasted Red Bell Pepper Hummus 1 lb garbanzo beans 2 red bell peppers … Continue reading

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