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Cabbage with Onions and Butter

This is a very simple side dish that can be made with any kind of cabbage. I like the white Savoy type myself. 1 large onion sliced into slivers (substitute leeks if that is your preference) 1 medium head of … Continue reading

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Cilantro Chutney

This is a southern India condiment my friend Bapu learned from his grandma. It has variable levels of hot depending on which peppers you use and how many. I usually double the recipe. 2 cups packed of well washed, fresh … Continue reading

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Fennel, Rice, Broccoli Chaparral

I adapted this from the namesake recipe in The Enchanted Broccoli Forest. It’s very similar but with fennel you get that anise element. Still tastes yummy and is more local-ish to Cali with the chaparral name. 2 cups cooked and … Continue reading

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Oatmeal with Dried Apricots and Walnuts

This is a winter breakfast staple. I use almond butter instead of walnuts sometimes. (And you can use fresh apricots in the summer but they need to go into the pot later. Also good with apricot jam as well). 1 … Continue reading

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Soba with Leeks, Butternut squash, and Mizuna

I love soba (the more buckwheat-y the better) with squash. And the greens add a little kick to this. 12-16 oz Soba noodles (I have these big boxes where they noddles come in little bundles and I usually use two … Continue reading

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Beet, Feta, Walnut Salad

This is a lovely winter dish. You can use lettuce or spinach for the salad bed but I prefer arugula (just like Obama). Endive is nice too with the arugula if you can find it. One bunch beets (4-5 medium … Continue reading

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Grillled Summer Squash

This is a really easy one. Most of all you need a good grill set to not too hot of temp. Perfect summer side dish at the Barbee Q. 10 smallish squash cut in slices. (You can use crook neck, … Continue reading

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