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Meatless Monday – Grilled Eggplant Parmesan Pasta


With all of the hot, dry weather this summer, eggplant is rivaling zucchini’s abundance!  Besides babaganoush, what’s a cook to do?  This recipe was originally published in Hannaford’s fresh magazine.  I just love the combination of smokey eggplant and creamy mozzarella, all pulled together with store-bought sauce. I know that garden tomatoes are bountiful right […]

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Meatless Monday – Carrot Salad with Harissa, Mint and Feta


Here is the 3rd installment of the carrot salad postings and honestly, I cannot select a favorite.  I LOVE all three. If you are looking for straightforward simplicity and utter ease in the kitchen, go with the classic French version.  Looking for something a bit more upscale with bright flavors and the added nutrition of […]

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Meatless Monday – Enchiladas for Beginners


I make this dish once a week.  Chez Shafroth, everyone likes it, even though it’s not authentic. It takes about 30 minutes to assemble the first time but you will get faster at it quickly. With rice and some pico de gallo the meal is complete. 1 can pinto beans 1 can mild Enchilada sauce […]

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Meatless Monday – Quick and Easy Savory Corn Pudding


I had intended on making little corn custards for this week’s Meatless Monday post but honestly I couldn’t bear to turn on the oven.  Instead, I worked up a sort of corn risotto with a creamy sauce that is quick cooking and offers countless possibilities. Native corn has been available at our Farmer’s market for […]

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Meatless Monday – Slow Cooker Boston Baked Beans


Allow me to introduce a summer dinner that will not heat up your your kitchen and you don’t even have to light the grill: Boston Baked Beans (minus the salt pork). Lots of folks buy canned baked beans but I am here to politely argue that you should make your own because it is super […]

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Meatless Monday: Roasted Red Pepper and Potato Soup


Last week at Smaha’s Legion Square Market, there were a bunch of red peppers marked down for quick sale.  39¢ for three red peppers is simply too good to pass up.  I had grand plans of grilled sausage subs with peppers and onions but as fate would have it, I never got around to them […]

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Meatless Monday – Coconut Red Lentil Soup


The moment that I read 101 Cookbooks’ post on Coconut Red Lentil Soup, I knew it would become a Meatless Monday dinner at our home. Ohhh, this soup is so good!  It is the kind of good soup where you find yourself sopping up any remnants in the bowl with bread or simply wishing you […]

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Meatless Monday – Wild Mushroom and Potato Gratin


These cinnamon mushrooms were calling to me for some dinner time inspiration. A gratin of thinly sliced Yukon gold potatoes beckoned. Et viola – a lovely late winter offering. Wild Mushroom and Potato Gratin 1 lb. of your favorite mushrooms, I used cinnamon caps and criminis, sliced if necessary 2 Tbsp. butter 1/4 cup dry […]

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Meatless Monday – Sweet and Sour Spicy Thai Stir Fry


I developed this recipe for Hannaford fresh many moons ago and it has been in our regular meal rotation ever since.  I finally remembered to snap its photo for Meatless Monday. I love the straightfoward simplicity of this recipe.  Ingredient-wise, it is uncomplicated.  Flavor-wise, it sings with the bright notes of Thai cuisine.  Mellow yellow […]

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