Butternut, Tempeh and Three Bean Chili

vegan chili blog (1 of 1)

It’s been a while since I’ve made a chili other than my standard, go-to Texas Red. Truth be told, that’s my favorite of all chili recipes. It takes time, but it rewards you with a mouth full of spice, subtle sweetness, and that hint of dried fruity flavor that only a variety of freshly dried chiles can…

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Kale Salad with Satsumas, Pecans and Feta

Kale Salad blog (1 of 1)

Last week, we visited New Orleans for a few days. We’ve visited before – twice – but not for over 10 years. Some has stayed the same, but a lot has changed. There are new businesses and new homes, and some things are gone, but the same vibe, the same intense spirit is there. It’s…

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Pollo con Mole Verde (Chicken in an Herbed Green Sauce)

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Growing up in Texas, I’m familiar with certain parts of Tex-Mex and Mexican cuisine. I have made barbacoa. Tacos de lengua. I’ve pickled carrots and jalapenos, am fairly intimate with enchiladas and have made countless tacos. I’ve even made nopalitos. And yet, there is still so much that I am not familiar with at all. Mole,…

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Quinoa, Mushroom and Kale-Stuffed Patty Pan Squash

stuffed squash blog

Okay, I know that my previous post was a zucchini recipe, and here we are with yet another variation on summer squash. It’s kind of everywhere at the moment, and I couldn’t pass up these absolutely adorable little sunburst patty pan squash at the farmer’s market this past weekend. I mean really, aren’t they the…

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