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Silver Dollar Potato and Radish Latkes

I thought it was high time I did something with the large daikon radish taking up half a crisper drawer in my refrigerator, so I made these silver dollar latkes for a breakfast group we host on Sunday mornings.  They

20140706_092244

Silver Dollar Potato and Radish Latkes

I thought it was high time I did something with the large daikon radish taking up half a crisper drawer in my refrigerator, so I made these silver dollar latkes for a breakfast group we host on Sunday mornings.  They

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Summer Potato and Corn Chowder

An abundance of potatoes has forced my hand to make my potato and corn chowder twice this week.  Though back in Nashville I would use freshly shucked sweet corn in this soup, I have found that in Korea, a can

20140625_181632

Summer Potato and Corn Chowder

An abundance of potatoes has forced my hand to make my potato and corn chowder twice this week.  Though back in Nashville I would use freshly shucked sweet corn in this soup, I have found that in Korea, a can

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White Bean and Chard Soup with Sun-dried Tomatoes

Tomatoes have been coming steadily from our garden since the beginning of June. Thanks to our dehydrator, however, I’ve yet to find myself in the position I was in last summer – up to my ears in tomatoes, force feeding

20140623_180308

White Bean and Chard Soup with Sun-dried Tomatoes

Tomatoes have been coming steadily from our garden since the beginning of June. Thanks to our dehydrator, however, I’ve yet to find myself in the position I was in last summer – up to my ears in tomatoes, force feeding

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Blistered Peppers with Sea Salt

The Mexican restaurant in my city serves a popular side of little pan fried chilies sprinkled with sea salt with most orders.  Unfortunately, due to having the spice-tolerance of a newborn and therefore being wary of smaller chilies, I’ve never

20140623_174620

Blistered Peppers with Sea Salt

The Mexican restaurant in my city serves a popular side of little pan fried chilies sprinkled with sea salt with most orders.  Unfortunately, due to having the spice-tolerance of a newborn and therefore being wary of smaller chilies, I’ve never

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Making Seitan

After verbally accepting a free haul of what was mistakenly described as “wheat germ,” I found myself with 10 boxes of vital wheat gluten.  After researching what to make with the stuff, I discovered that many use it to make

P1050015

Making Seitan

After verbally accepting a free haul of what was mistakenly described as “wheat germ,” I found myself with 10 boxes of vital wheat gluten.  After researching what to make with the stuff, I discovered that many use it to make

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Oatmeal Raisin Dehydrator Cookies

Who doesn’t love a good oatmeal cookie?   This recipe ensures that the cookie not only tastes good, but is good for you.   Ingredients 2 bananas 3/4 cup dates 2 cups rolled oats (1 and 1/2 cups ground, 1/2

P1040886

Oatmeal Raisin Dehydrator Cookies

Who doesn’t love a good oatmeal cookie?   This recipe ensures that the cookie not only tastes good, but is good for you.   Ingredients 2 bananas 3/4 cup dates 2 cups rolled oats (1 and 1/2 cups ground, 1/2

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Choconut Banana Dehydrator Cookies

Having recently had the good fortune of finding a dehydrator here in Korea for a reasonable price, my nights have been spent drying various fruits and vegetables. But what would having a dehydrator be good for without trying a few

P1040882

Choconut Banana Dehydrator Cookies

Having recently had the good fortune of finding a dehydrator here in Korea for a reasonable price, my nights have been spent drying various fruits and vegetables. But what would having a dehydrator be good for without trying a few

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Nourishing Lentil Soup

This staple soup in my home is not only a great way to use up extra vegetables, it is also packed with vitamins. It is excellent hot or cold and can be served as is or blended until smooth.  Squeeze

P1040997

Nourishing Lentil Soup

This staple soup in my home is not only a great way to use up extra vegetables, it is also packed with vitamins. It is excellent hot or cold and can be served as is or blended until smooth.  Squeeze

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Squid Ink Pasta Caprese

After seeing it in the Italian imported section of my supermarket for years, I decided to give squid ink pasta a try.  The result was a simple yet stunning dish; the pasta a perfect backdrop to bright red tomatoes, young

P1040986

Squid Ink Pasta Caprese

After seeing it in the Italian imported section of my supermarket for years, I decided to give squid ink pasta a try.  The result was a simple yet stunning dish; the pasta a perfect backdrop to bright red tomatoes, young

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Summer Pesto Pasta

Last week I was finally able to get a taste of this year’s first tomatoes.  To celebrate the occasion, I made pasta. With canned sauces galore in supermarkets, pasta is unfortunately often perceived as a “fall-back” dish, something to make

P1040897

Summer Pesto Pasta

Last week I was finally able to get a taste of this year’s first tomatoes.  To celebrate the occasion, I made pasta. With canned sauces galore in supermarkets, pasta is unfortunately often perceived as a “fall-back” dish, something to make

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Shiitake and Saebal Namul (세발나물) Side

Upon opening last week’s WWOOF CSA box and seeing the saebal namul, I admit I was stumped. It was only until my husband recalled trying cold, spicy side dishes of the thin, string-like greens at teacher dinners, that I too

P1040865

Shiitake and Saebal Namul (세발나물) Side

Upon opening last week’s WWOOF CSA box and seeing the saebal namul, I admit I was stumped. It was only until my husband recalled trying cold, spicy side dishes of the thin, string-like greens at teacher dinners, that I too

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Tofu Island

Several years ago I picked up a generic vegetarian cookbook in a discount store. While flipping through my new cookbook at home, I came across a striking dish of pan-seared tofu on a bed of sauteed bok choy all atop

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Tofu Island

Several years ago I picked up a generic vegetarian cookbook in a discount store. While flipping through my new cookbook at home, I came across a striking dish of pan-seared tofu on a bed of sauteed bok choy all atop