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October 2006

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“Feel Better” Tofu Noodle Soup

Make when you have a cold, or if you’re in the mood for something light. One bunch udon noodles 4 cups mushroom broth 6 mushrooms, sliced roughly 3 cloves garlic, sliced 1 package tofu, cut into medium-sized chunks Bunch baby spinach or bok choy…

9 October 2006
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“Healthy” Cake?

[No, I don’t think that is always an oxymoron] I live in an apartment, and don’t have a garden — something I often yearn for in late summer, when tomatoes have reached their zenith — but I recently took advantage of a generous coworker’s…

6 October 2006
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A New Year in September

To ring in a sweet new year last weekend, I decided to invite a few old friends over for dinner and conversation. I learned nearly at the last minute that one is a vegan, but luck was with me because I’d planned to make…

5 October 2006
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Food as comfort

A few months ago, I was having a difficult time with my (now former) job, and all I could think of to do was to bake cupcakes, seeking comfort in the simple act of blending sugar, butter, chocolate, and flour. Those cupcakes truly hit…

3 October 2006