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Vegetable Stock

Your own stock outshines any commercial stock in terms of  the energy it imparts and the pleasure it delivers. Why’s that? Really ponder the indignities that one carrot would encounter going thru a commercial size factory to be spewed out as product with a shelf-life of more than 18 months. As commercially prepared foods are… Continue Reading

Kasha Tabouli

For a refreshing—and gluten free—tabouli, substitute either kasha or quinoa for the more traditional bulgur. Kasha will yield the most substantial, hearty and robustly flavored grain salad. Whereas milder-flavored quinoa will best mimic bulgur in terms of texture. Either grain makes a first class tabouli. Serves 4 2 cups boiling stock or water 1 cup… Continue Reading

May Day Stew

If you think that stew is strictly a cold-weather dish, surprise yourself otherwise! This gorgeous spring stew uses tender veggies at their flavor peak. The ’taters and turnips become earthy-sweet, and the colorful green asparagus and peas become brighter. This winsome dish is a light and satisfying first course. This recipe makes perfect use of… Continue Reading

Kamut Pizza

Accompanying article: Spelt and Kamut   (makes 1 14-inch pizza) Kamut bread has a buttery flavor and a chewy texture making it ideal for pizza crusts, dinner rolls and stuffed breads. 2 teaspoons active dry yeast 1 ½ cups warm water (100 to 110 degrees) 4 ¼ cups kamut flour, plus extra for kneading Extra-virgin… Continue Reading

Chickpea Salad and Lime Dressing

Vegetarian salad with a bright, lime flavor. 1 can (15 ounces) or 1 ½ cups cooked chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1 carrot, cut into matchsticks 1 stalk celery, chopped ½ cup diced green pepper 3 scallions, chopped ¼ cup cilantro or parsley, chopped Dressing: 1 teaspoon cumin seeds ¼ cup fresh-squeezed limejuice 3 tablespoons extra… Continue Reading