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Pasta With Vegan Butternut Squash Sauce

Pasta With Vegan Butternut Squash Sauce

I’m going to go ahead and apologize in advance for the amount of squash that’s about to happen on this blog. My CSA, to put it mildly, is out of control. The entire bottom shelf of my refrigerator is jam-packed with various gourds, and if the box I picked up last night is any indication, that’s[click for recipe and more]

Lentil Stuffed Tomatoes

Lentil Stuffed Tomatoes

I’m often pulled in two different directions when it comes to weekday dinners. I like easy, but I like special, too. We do a lot of beans and rice just slopped in a bowl for the sake of simplicity, but sometimes it’s nice to pretty dinner up a little bit. My favorite way to pretend[click for recipe and more]

Stuffed Indian Eggplant with Sesame-Sunflower Masala

Stuffed Indian Eggplant with Sesame-Sunflower Masala

I’ve never really been an  eggplant fan. I think they’re beautiful and I know they’re good for you, but too many times when I’ve tried make good use of them, I’ve ended up with mushy, seed-laden, bitter messes. I gave up on eggplant a long time ago – or so I thought. Apparently I’d forgotten that[click for recipe and more]

Tofu with Thai Peanut Sauce

Tofu with Thai Peanut Sauce

One of my favorite Thai dishes ever is “Swimming Rama.” It’s very simple – just a protein with spinach or other veggies, served with a rich, sweet peanut sauce. Lately that dish has been a little too cloying for my taste, but this homemade version covers everything that’s so good about it – only it’s[click for recipe and more]