Category Archives: Vaguely (or more) Mediterranean

Radish, Cucumber, Onion & Chickpea Salad with a Lemon-Parsley Dressing

Frankly, given how often I make this, it’s hard to belive it hasn’t made it to the blog before now. This is one of my favorite dinner salads. We make it in spring, when the first radishes appear, along with … Continue reading

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Baba Ganoush & The Eggplant Incident

My lack of love for eggplant has been previously mentioned herein.  Each summer, though, the tide of eggplant rises along with the other nightshades – tomatoes, peppers – and eventually, a globe or two shows up in our CSA box … Continue reading

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Fasoulakia Salata

(Photo snapped in the doorway of my office’s kitchen.) Back when we lived near D.C., we used to throw this great party called the Gyroscope. Chimp threw it annually for a motley bunch of graduate students before we were together, … Continue reading

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Vegan Zucchini, Tomato & Onion Gratin

“Do you like zucchini?” my co-worker asked, peeking into my office. “Of course!” I said. She put the two globe zucchini she was carrying down on my desk. “Are these from your mom’s garden?” “Yes…” “Oh, they’re still warm!” “She … Continue reading

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Poblano Peppers with a Black Chickpea Filling

Looking at the picture, you might think that looks like a lot of work. You would be correct. Stuffed peppers are a lot of work to do well. They can be done poorly very easily: slap cooked rice and some … Continue reading

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Fennel-Red Onion Salad

No long story here; just a good idea that worked well. This was one of the answers of What to Do With Fennel, which we had ended up with a lot of in the house. In this salad, sweet-crisp slivers … Continue reading

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No-Kebab Kebabs: Vegetables with Lemon-Herb Tofu

I’ve been trying to put together a lemon-herb tofu for a while, and I think I’ve finally got it. The original inspiration for this was kebabs. However, you will notice that no sticks were harmed in the making of these … Continue reading

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