Monthly Archives: November 2012

Indian-Style Red Lentil, Eggplant and Cauliflower Vegetable Stew

I am by no means an aficionado of Indian cooking, although I have had some valuable lessons from Preetha, Priyambada and some of my other Indian students.  I teach them business, and they teach me Indian food — not a … Continue reading

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It’s NOT roasted veal loaf…

We made our own seitan for the first time a couple of weeks ago, with a recipe for spicy Italian vegetarian sausages, and they came out quite good.  However, in my years as an omnivore, I made real Italian pork … Continue reading

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An All-Purpose Formula for a Vegan Supper

Sometimes I start cooking, with no clear idea what I am going to make for a meal.  Last night was a good example.  We ended up with a fine supper, and in retrospect, I now see the formula with which … Continue reading

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Slightly Random Views

We spent a delightful weekend in Portland, Maine, with our friends, Pat and Pete.  Highlights included the Winslow Homer Exhibit at the Museum of Art, Mexican Train ( a dominoes game from San Miguel), a long — and ultimately successful … Continue reading

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November Flowers

Each year we take out all of the potted cactus plants from our greenhouse next to our living room, and place them outside on the deck for the Summer sun and warmth.  Then in the Fall, the plants get washed … Continue reading

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