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Eating Vegan: Recipe to Take Charge of Your Unruly Mint

A lot of gardeners shy away from mint because of its invasive reputation. This recipe is my favorite revenge. My kind, old, brassy neighbor was the first person to share the joy of passing along plants with me along with the recipe for Risi E Bisi.

Awesome any time, use your own easy to grow mint instead of shelling out money for the packets of herbs you’ll find at your grocery store.

September 2nd

Natural Medicine: Healing Benefits of Cranberries-Seasonal and Vegan Recipe Included

Cranberries, the cousin of blueberries, have long been valued for their ability to help prevent and treat urinary tract infections. Recent studies show that this berry may also promote gastrointestinal and oral health, prevent the formation of kidney stones, lower LDL and raise HDL (good) cholesterol, aid in recovery from stroke, and even help prevent […]

October 28th

Behind Gavin Kaysen: Award-Winning Chef and Vegetarian Virtuoso

Behind the Burner brings us another beacon of culinary mastery, Gavin Kaysen, a renowned chef whose vibrant vegetarian dishes are as notable as he is, and whose unique approach to simplicity brings unexpected boldness to his creations. Currently the Executive Chef at one of New York City’s premier dining destinations, Café Bouloud, Gavin blends international flair with practical application, and […]

December 3rd

Linguica, Sweet Potato, and Spinach Chowder

My CSA box this week contained sweet potatoes…lots of sweet potatoes.  The ugliest sweet potatoes you’ve ever seen. This is what a sweet potato looks like when it’s been damaged by voles.  Pretty ugly, eh?  But other than the obvious cosmetic damage, there’s no harm to the sweet potato — you can trim off the […]

November 18th