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Salt and Pepper Tofu

 Like a lot of people out there, I grew up hating tofu. I had been scarred by the infamous “tofurkey” until I moved to Asia and experienced all the different ways that it could be properly prepared. Personally, I think any time tofu tries to masquerade as real meat is […]

Sausage Gnocchi Recipe
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Spicy Sausage Gnocchi

 Gnocchi is an Italian dumpling that can be made of various things, but most commonly potato or flour. Homemade gnocchi can be absolutely lovely, but prepared gnocchi is increasingly easy to find and can make a very quick meal. This recipe is my very own and uses sausage and a […]

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Winter Coleslaw

 I always associated cole slaw with summer barbecues until I came across Waitrose Kitchen’s “Winter Slaw“. The addition of fennel and apple as well as the tangy dressing gives this slaw a mix of flavors that go well with winter-weather staples like roasts and stews. I stripped the Waitrose version down to be easier […]

Vegetarian Ciabatta Pizzas
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Ciabatta Pizzas

 This recipe is mostly about the vegetarian ‘tomato sauce’ base. I’ve always been on a quest for a decent protein-rich veggie pizza and this sauce is now one of my best tricks. Top the pizzas however you would like, the ingredients here are just a start. These can make a […]

Tortilla Chip Casserole
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Tortilla Chip Casserole

 A playful twist on some traditional Tex-Mex flavors – use tortilla chips for a quick and easy, crowd-pleasing dinner. Bake like a casserole as described below, or pour the casserole mixture on top of crushed up tortilla chips for an easy taco salad. Tortilla Chip Casserole   Save Print Prep […]

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Haddock Chowder

 This is a simple, and simply delicious chowder – a great first chowder if you’ve never made one before. It makes your whole kitchen smell like fish, but it’s worth it. The recipe calls for Haddock, but any white fish would work just as well. Haddock Chowder   Save Print […]