Archive | March, 2009

Spicy Chickpea & Spinach Curry

What’s with all the chickpea recipes lately? Honestly, I don’t know. I’m just drawn to garbanzos right now. They taste good (or rather, they taste good when you add yummy stuff to them) and they’re high in protein and fiber. And they’re easy to deal with, as in this recipe. Throw them in with some […]

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Lasagne Verdi al Forno: A Daring Baker Challenge

I really enjoy participating in the Daring Bakers because A) I get to try out recipes that I might not normally be drawn to and B) my skills as a home cook are challenged. Some challenges are easy for me, and others make me want to run and hide. I must admit that this month’s […]

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Balsamic and Thyme Chickpea with Chorizo

Stephanie’s blog made me hungry. I made myself nuts by not having an precise recipe. A couple of divers made a website that helped me out. The result is lip-smackingly delicious — sweet, tart, acidic, smoky and all-around fabulous. Sop up all the extra balsamic and chorizo oil that finds its way to the bottom […]

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Chickpea Ratatouille

From Dreena Burton’s Vive le Vegan! is a hearty, filling, economical and, most importantly, delicious chickpea ratatouille. If I were Cathy at Not Eating Out In New York I could even figure out the cost of the meal but I’m not, and I’m bad at math to boot. I adapted it slightly, using honey versus […]

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So close, Michelle. And yet…

There’s an article in today’s New York Times about Michelle Obama’s vocal support of eating fresh, organic foods . “You know, we want to make sure our guests here [at Miriam’s Kitchen] and across the nation are eating nutritious items,” said Mrs. Obama, who served lunch to several homeless men and women and delivered eight […]

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Pan de Sal

A couple of weeks ago, I got an email from Dorothy, a blog reader, asking me to test out a recipe for Pan de Sal. Pan de Sal is a traditional Filipino roll, usually eaten for breakfast and, despite its name, is on the sweet side. I’ve never made these before, so I wasn’t quite […]

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