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herb-stuffed tomatoes

another day, another recipe from plenty. one thing i love about ottolenghi’s cooking style is the obvious influence that growing up in the middle east has had on him–there are plenty of middle eastern herb combinations & lots of olives. no … Continue reading

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beet bread

a few weeks ago, i had a delicious sandwich at the slow food uw cafe. it involved beet bread, caramelized apples, blue cheese & arugula. the most interesting part of the sandwich was the beet bread — i could not … Continue reading

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vegan red wine chocolate cake

last friday’s girls’ night in would’ve been utterly incomplete without a decadent chocolate cake to go along with our red wine & movie of choice (up in the air, which i loved). since this is one of my favorite chocolate … Continue reading

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saturday morning blueberry quinoa muffins

i was planning on taking a trip to the farmer’s market this morning to scope out the sweet potato & parsnip scene for yet another recipe that caught my eye in ottolenghi’s book–sweet potatoes & parnsips with cherry tomatoes in … Continue reading

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roasted cauliflower with saffron, green olives & cranberries

in the latest of a series of decisions that suggest i should have an electric collar around my  neck that shocks me whenever i’m within a mile of an anthropologie store, i bought the book plenty by yotam ottolenghi (among other … Continue reading

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carrot cake muffins that just so happen to be vegan

a couple weeks ago, i got my first market basket from slow food.  a market basket is a $10 or $16 dollar basket filled with 10 or 20 pounds worth of fresh produce from local & distant sustainable farmers. the  point of … Continue reading

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arugula salad with pomegranate, avocado & blood oranges

lazy was last saturday’s theme song. after getting up early (hate), donning a suit (double-hate), eating breakfast with an apron on (yes, that’s how much i trust my ability to eat without dropping something on myself) & driving to milwaukee … Continue reading

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authentic arabic hummus

so i love being arabic for lots of reasons — the rich history of my culture, the trips back to the old country, having a secret language in which to speak to my sisters in public (although the flip side … Continue reading

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fattoush salad with radishes, cherry tomatoes & lemon-sumac dressing

this is a traditional arabic salad that we eat often in my family. it’s really very simple to make & quite flavorful, using ingredients unique to your average american palate. you can always add feta if you’re looking for more … Continue reading

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roasted red potatoes with lemon, sage & truffle oil

you know what they say: “haters they gonna hate & potatoes, they gonna potate.” okay, so they don’t really say that, but i actually didn’t make it up myself (unfortunately). i saw it on pinterest, which is where i’ve been … Continue reading

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