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    Pain Perdu

    July 2022
    In honor of this month’s Bastille Day (July 14), commemorating the birth of the French republic, I offer this plant-based version of traditional French toast.
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    Farmer's Chop Suey

    August 2018
    The cultural connection between the Chinese and Jewish people is represented by the game of Mahjong, a tile-based game invented in China in the Qing dynasty, and played poolside and inside the homes of Jewish women since the 1930’s.
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    April in Paris

    April 2018
    While looking for inspiration for this month’s recipe I immediately thought about that 1930’s jazzy, romantic classic song “April in Paris”.
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    Healthy New Year!

    January 2018
    A New Year can be a new start, often including healthier habits, such as choosing to add more plant-based recipes to your repertoire.
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    Spooky Spiced “Pumpkin Cheesecake”

    October 2017
    This is for all you pumpkin-everything fans out there who want to dip a toe in the plant-based-desserts-are-delicious waters. And when I refer to “pumpkin” I mean sweet potato...
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    Classic Dip Gets a Tess Masters Flip

    May 2017
    A variety of special occasions are celebrated during the month of May, starting with Cinco de Mayo on May 5th. It’s the perfect day for enjoying your favorite Mexican foods...
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    Let’s Talk About Lunch…

    January 2017
    I don’t know about you, but it’s one of my 3 favorite meals of the day and my vocation offers lots of options on what to have for my noontime fix.
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    When Life Hands You Grapes

    September 2016
    Actually, this is about what you do when Melissa’s Produce hands you grapes, and numerous varieties of them. Of course they’re all fantastic fresh, sweet and juicy eaten right off the stem.
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