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roasted squash chili ginger garlic soup

It's dark out, you're feeling cold, perhaps a little under the weather, and rather fatigued. Cue the perfect pick-me-up: a nourishing bowl of warmth in the form of a restorative roasted squash soup. Thanks to the pep from garlic, chili and ginger, you'll be back on your feet and ready to tackle the day again in no time. roasted squash chili ginger garlic soup makes 4-6 servings, depending on the...
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a toasted almond plum cake

this recipe was originally published in the august 2021 newsletter click here to subscribe & click here to watch me make it This cake could very well be made with cherries instead of plums. In fact, you could use grapes, figs, peaches, blackberries, apricots or nectarines. Maybe even some soft ripe pears or apples, with the addition of some warming spices. Seemingly any fruit would indeed...
greens, grains and beans by allosimone
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saucy grains, beans and greens (+more)

When I think about it, I think my preferred style of cooking might very well be “looks harder to make than it is”. Most of the things I prepare are simply the result of having a kitchen stocked with some good fridge / pantry / freezer staples + whatever inexpensive seasonal produce I can find at the grocery store that week. The main rules are: 1) Do your best not to waste, 2) Try to eat a...
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creamy no-dairy pumpkin “risotto”

What do you do when you want risotto but you've got neither rice nor dairy? Why, you get creative of course.   A lot of the time, I don't really know what I'm cooking until the food is already halfway done. Most meals in our house answer the question, “What can one make with that?” - lucky for us, things usually turn out pretty well. This time, I felt like having a risotto-ish dish. We...