Monthly Archives: July 2005

Apple Salad

This one is going up after a conversation about what you can put cardamom in. The note in the book it comes from (Lord Krishna’s Cuisine) says I made this recipe for an apple demonstration back when I was working … Continue reading

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Carrot-Jicama Salad

Please pardon the plastic container in the image.  I wanted a picture of this before it got eaten today, so this one was taken between bites of cereal while I was trying to get out the door for work, so … Continue reading

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Spicy Basil Tofu

Another from A Year in a Vegetarian Kitchen, though this is a Thai classic.  This is great along with some stir-fried green beans and rice.  Having a Thai Basil plant that’s trying to overrun all the other basils in its … Continue reading

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

The picture of simplicity, these.  They remind me of the concept of Can Can Casserole, in that there’s no measuring – the packages are the exact size you need.  There’s something so modern about that.  (It really is just a … Continue reading

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Spicy Lithuanian “Mushroom” Cookies

First, let it be said that there are no mushrooms in these cookies.  These cookies are mushroom-shaped.  This recipe comes from the same book the granola recipe does. These have a wonderfully heady smell, and when you bite into them, … Continue reading

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Cucumber-Chickpea Salad

This is an easy one for when it’s very hot. With the presence of the chickpeas, it’s substantial enough to be an entrée salad.  If you buy canned chickpeas, there’s no cooking required. However, if you buy dry ones and … Continue reading

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Sesame Crisps

We were having a conversation about what you can do with tahini this morning in the office, and I mentioned the sesame cookies my mom made when I was little, which don’t actually have tahini in them but are strongly … Continue reading

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