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The truth about vegetarian cooking

Did your last attempt at vegetable gardening yield three growth-stunted zucchini and a cup of shriveled cherry tomatoes? Is the box of healthful couscous in your pantry hiding behind a family-sized package of ramen noodle soup? Are you…

Wrap it up!

Whether you need a quick lunch at home or something to brown-bag, this tasty wrap will delight you and your family. The combination of fresh veggies here is only a suggestion. Feel free to fill your wraps with any veggies you have on hand.…

Fried Plantains

4 ripe (yellow) plantains 1/3 cup vegetable oil To honey-roast the plaintains after frying them , you'll need: 1/3 cup honey 2 teaspoons cinnamon 2 tablespoons butter or margarine Peel the plantains and cut lengthwise in two. Heat…

Fried Brussels Sprouts

6 slices bacon, cut into bite-size pieces 1/2 onion, diced 1 (12 ounce) package fresh brussels sprouts, trimmed and sliced 2 tablespoons white sugar, or to taste (optional) salt and ground black pepper to taste Place bacon pieces in a large…

Texas quick-step chili

Whip up something special for dad this Father’s Day 2 teaspoons canola oil ½ cup chopped onion ½ cup chopped green bell pepper 1 garlic clove, chopped 1 small jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced (or ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper) 1 teaspoon…

Jollof rice

Lenten recipe Vegetable oil, for frying 3 dried chilis, minced 3 cups assorted Vegetables (carrots, green beans, cabbage) chopped and mixed together 2 Tbsp tomato paste 3 cups vegetable stock 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 yellow onions, minced…

Kadai aloo (Potato curry)

Lenten recipe 4 large potatoes, cut into cubes with skin on ½ tsp ginger ½ tsp coriander ¼ tsp turmeric ¼ tsp pepper ½ tsp cumin Juice from 1/2 lime 1 onion, thinly sliced 1 red pepper, thinly sliced 2 jalapeño peppers, diced 3 cloves…

Cameroonian fried vegetables

Lenten recipe 3 packages chopped frozen spinach or greens 1 onion, chopped 1 Tbsp or 3 cloves garlic, chopped 5 stalks of celery, chopped 2 tomatoes, chopped 5 potatoes or yams, chopped 2 Tbsp oil Salt (to taste) Boil spinach or greens…