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Soups, Vegetarian

Dutch Potato Soup

We’re big on soup, both at home and at my restaurant, Union Street Cafe. I come by my Big Soup Love honestly. My mother kept us fed and healthy on a variety of mostly-vegetarian soups, soups made from cookbooks with…

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Main Attraction, Vegetarian

Dreamy Black Beans and Rice

Usually in September I’m dreaming up ideas for showcasing the season’s most fleeting of pleasures: homegrown tomatoes. Once I’ve eaten my fill of tomato-and-basil sandwiches and made a few batches of the world’s fastest tomato sauce there is still giant…

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Salads, Vegetarian

Winter’s Passing

Much as I love the lengthening and warming days of spring, I feel a pang for the end of winter.  I’m never quite ready for the restfulness to end.  Spring just happens all of a sudden and we’re done with…

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Soups, Vegetarian

East Indian Split Pea Soup

A good split pea soup is one of winter’s greatest pleasures.   My mom made it often when I was growing up and she still reigns as the Pea Soup (or Sea Poup, thanks Dad) Queen.  Hers used to be made…

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