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Amazing Vegan Pâté (a la Kauai)
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Amazing Vegan Pâté (a la Kauai)

I discovered this amazing pâté in Kauai. It is an adapted version of a recipe from the vegan cookbook, “Blossoming Lotus.” I’m not vegan, but I sure love the vibrancy of this versatile food. You can serve the pâté on toast, use it as a salad dressing or pasta sauce, or put it in puff…

La Fondue
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La Fondue

The light is low in the sky, and I am sitting here in my childhood home in Chicago. The air is cool and snow is coming soon. The leaves here have all been raked from the yards, and the streets are quiet. The only sounds are the elevated train from a few blocks away, a…

Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette Carrot Salad
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Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette Carrot Salad

This year, I’ve been obsessed with learning to make side dishes that capture the aromatic, vitamin C-infused flavors of summer. I’m talking about the kinds of tastes that just explode in your mouth, that also happen to have great texture, and that you yearn to experience during the autumn and winter.  This grated carrot salad…

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Horseradish & Fire Cider Recipe

Local horseradish is in, and so are all the ingredients (including Ball gift jars) to make your fire cider vinegar remedy for winter’s woes and health. We owe a big thanks to Rosemary Gladstar for bringing her fire cider concoction to the forefront and sharing her recipes for all to use for health. Use her…

Tostones with Mayo-Ketchup Dipping Sauce
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Tostones with Mayo-Ketchup Dipping Sauce

A family recipe, from Puerto Rico! Tostones is plural for Tostón, and is a crunchy plate-shaped fritter made of just green plantain. Tostones are usually enjoyed with mayonaise-Ketchup dipping sauce or seafood on top. Ingredients and Tools Green plantains (NOT bananas; YES, you read GREEN plantains) Frying oil (coconut or olive oil recommended)Garlic MayonnaiseKetchupCutting board, frying pan,…

No Lettuce? No Problem!
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No Lettuce? No Problem!

By Elizabeth Ripley Summer salads for when it’s too hot to cook…or the lettuce in the garden has bolted! From a simple yet remarkably delicious chopped salad to a spinach salad (with pickled red onions!) to a curried rice salad – we have you covered. All offer vegan, vegetarian, and omnivorous options. Israeli Chopped Salad…