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Vegetarian before 6 pm, except for bacon, obviously

Mark Bittman’s book Vegan Before 6:00 to Lose Weight and Restore Your Health struck me immediately as both a winning dietary compromise and a book idea that would really resonate with a wide swath of the reading and eating public. 582 more words

The Green Man

The true cost of healthy eating

I’ve ranted about the problem with the over-simplification of food insecurity before but I’d like to expand on that rant. Someone recently shared a link to a recipe for… 589 more words

Green Beans Braised in Tomato Sauce

On Facebook, someone mentioned how the style of my cooking so often can be tracked to old-time Italian country cooking.

At the time the recession of 2008 hit, I started to eat less meat because of how much it cost. 697 more words


Gourmet Tater Tots

That’s what these homemade gnocchi reminded me of. And who doesn’t love tater tots? 

Mark Bittman’s How to Cook Everything Vegetarian is my gold standard for new recipes. 247 more words

Food And Wine

Elizabeth David & Coming Home

When Elizabeth David came home to Britain in 1946, after spending the war years in Egypt, her agonies from the the flavorless diet she rediscovered drove her to write a cookbook recollecting all the wonderful things she had eaten during her absence. 1,234 more words

More about VB6

I thought that I should talk a bit about what VB6 is.

VB6: Vegan Before 6 is a book by Mark Bittman, food columnist for The New York Times.   654 more words

Where do you find inspiration?

What feeds your cooking mojo?

“No one who cooks, cooks alone. Even at her most solitary, a cook in the kitchen is surrounded by generations of cooks past, the advice and menus of cooks present, the wisdom of cookbook writers.”   359 more words