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Mjadra sandwich

While we were in Michigan over Thanksgiving we stopped at our favorite Middle Eastern restaurant in Ann Arbor, Jerusalem Garden, for a tasty mjadra sandwich. Mjadra is basically just lentils, caramelized onions, and either rice or bulgar. I haven’t been able to find it at restaurants in Colorado, so I decided to try to make […]

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Lentil, ginger, and coconut soup

Last week I tried another recipe from the Bold Vegetarian Chef. Again, I mostly stuck to the recipe, but modified some of the quantities. This one called for one carrot and one celery stalk. That seemed odd to me, so I used about 3 of each. It also called for 1 tablespoon of tomato paste, […]

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French lentil soup and beer-braised red cabbage

French lentil soup and beer-braised red cabbage Now that our kitchen is mostly assembled again, I decided to make some more new recipes tonight. I ended up deciding on two recipes from The Voluptuous Vegan. I chose recipes that only required what we had on hand, since it was cold and snowy, and I didn’t […]

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