Tag Archives: Basics

Whipped Almond Coconut Cream with Balsamic Strawberries

You have to go get a can of coconut cream. Like, right now. Seriously. Go buy it, put it in the refrigerator, and then you can sit and finish reading this post, because there will already be a can of coconut cream in your fridge. I mean, who doesn’t like strawberries and cream, right?! Well, yes, […]
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I LAvocado You.

I used to be terrified of avocados and coconuts. A child of the early nineties, I was raised during the peak of the “all-fat-is-bad-fat” phase epitomized by low-fat Snackwell’s cookies. It was only in the past few years, truly, that I’ve been able to fully embrace these plant fats without feeling guilty, and I now I’m […]
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Kicking Up The Pantry With Preserved Lemons

Lemons + salt = sunshiney day. Preserved lemons are a relatively new addition to my pantry since my friend’s mother, Josiane, coached me through making my first batch last year. Josiane is Moroccan, and assured me they were easy to make, and essential to have on hand. How right she was! Once they were in my fridge, they […]
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Mushroom Walnut Spread

Even more than chametz, the leavened bread and wheat products that are avoided during passover, I lament the other category of forbidden foods, kitniyot, even more. What is categorized as kitniyot varies from community to community, but generally corn, rice, lentils, dried beans and legumes are included. Avoiding kitniyot during passover is an Ashkenazic tradition dating back […]
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Chicken Soup: STAT!

Winter may be drawing to a close, and the weather may be getting warmer, but from a Chinese medicine perspective this unpredictable seasonal change is an important time to eat healing, balancing soups. March is crazy like that: the wind is still whipping, there’s a chill in the air, and there’s still that nasty cold/flu/virus going […]
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