Category Archives: Main Dish

Hello, Tom. And Other Seattle Eats.

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There is a trend happening in the food and restaurant world, and it goes hand in hand with doing things more sustainably, and using fresh, local ingredients. This trend is toward doing a few things – just a few things … Continue reading

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Burnt Carrot Salad with Crispy Fried Garlic Chips and Goat Cheese

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I never made a distinctive choice to become a vegetarian. I sort of evolved into a vegetarian. I’ve never really liked meat, and even as a child I gravitated toward chicken or turkey rather than red meat. Once I was … Continue reading

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The Voices in my Head and Little Grilled Flatbreads

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I’ve been here before. I’ve felt this way before. I’ve written about this before. That little voice has been getting louder and louder lately: “I’m not a good enough photographer, I’m not creative enough, I simply don’t know enough, my … Continue reading

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The Best Part About Coming Home. Vegan Roasted Garlic Pasta With Kale

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Whenever I travel, I want to write about the delectable foods I discovered on my journey. Sadly, my last two trips have resulted in virtually nothing of particular interest to report. In Denver we were snowed in and ended up … Continue reading

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The Lights Next Door and Vegan Lo Mein With Tofu.

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My next-door neighbor still has her Christmas lights up. Every night at dusk they go on, festively illuminating her house. In February. At first I thought she was leaving them up for New Year’s week, then I thought maybe she … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Buried Carrots!

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My first blog post was terrible. I think I knew that when I posted it one year ago today: an unappetizingly mushy vegetable strudel, baked in crumbly filo dough and photographed in poor lighting. It looks kinda gross. I’m pretty … Continue reading

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Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Chipotle Cream. Super Fancy.

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I like when fancy things are actually just simple things in disguise. It gives me a warm, wonderful, accomplished feeling without taking up too much time and effort. It’s the same feeling I get when I shove a bunch of … Continue reading

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Grilled Gruyere, Tempeh Bacon, and Sliced Pear Sandwiches with Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Soup

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Some things just go together. Peanut butter and jelly, coffee and cream, mashed potatoes and gravy, grilled cheese sandwiches and tomato soup. Or better yet, grilled gruyere, tempeh bacon, and sliced pear sandwiches, and roasted red pepper tomato soup.  Simple … Continue reading

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Garlic, Lentil and Sweet Potato Soup for Lumberjacks

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I have to admit that when it comes to soup, what I really want is a big, heaping bowl of something than I can dump a pile of cheddar cheese on top of and shove into my face with lots … Continue reading

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Hearty Vegetarian Minestrone

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I’m on a soup kick. The weather is getting colder, and when that happens, a little switch flips on in my head and I start bustling about complaining that I’m cold and frantically cooking giant vats of soup. And mind … Continue reading

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