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Instant Pot Black Bean & Rice Tacos/Burritos

July 16, 2016

I just joined the cult of the Instant Pot, thanks to a crazy sale on Amazon Prime day where this kitchen technology was 40% off. (215,000 Instant Pots were sold, but who’s counting?) The Instant Pot is supposedly as life altering as a Vitamix: it’s an electric pressure cooker that can also saute food and work as a slow cooker, rice cooker, yogurt maker, etc etc. It also boasts itself to be green, reducing energy consumption 70% due to the…

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Dinners Recipes Vegetarian

Quinoa Veggie Burgers with Caramelized Onions

June 1, 2016

Homemade veggie burgers are so much better than the frozen kind, and I think everyone should try making them. A few of my favorites are Mark Bittman’s super easy recipe with black beans and oats, and the veggie burgers from the restaurant Hillstone (formerly Houston’s), which feature beets and are slightly sweet. (A copycat recipe is out there on the Internet – it works but it’s very time consuming). If you’re going to make them regularly, however, they should be…

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Dinners Recipes Vegetarian

Creamy Spinach Fettucine

September 11, 2015

Even though we’re still having 90+ days in Florida, the basil in my back yard seems to have received the message that summer is over, and it’s not looking as vigorous and happy as it once did. Maybe you’re feeling that way post-Labor Day too, after a wonderful trip to the beach with friends where you caught fresh pompano and learned to spot schools of fish moving in dark clouds among the waves. If you’re tired of pesto, this sauce…

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