August 2012 • anunrefinedvegan

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Searching for the Holy Grail of Raw Broccoli Soup

I am on a quest.  A quest to replicate the raw broccoli (a.k.a. The Nectar of the Gods) soup from Omar’s Rawtopia located in the Sugarhouse neighborhood of Salt Lake City. It’s thick and creamy and nutty and …

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Apple Butter Waffles

Remember those Apple Butter Cookies I made a while back?  Well, I had a half a jar of apple butter hanging about the ‘fridge, causing me a lot of stress and anxiety about what I …

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Other People’s Food (6): Life is Sweet

What to do with that 5-pound behemoth of a zucchini that eerily resembles a lethal weapon wielded by an ogre in a Grimm’s Fairy Tale?  Grate that puppy up and make zucchini bread.  Lots of …

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Summer Veggie Polenta

This little dish is a riff on one my dad used to make.  I can’t say for sure that he invented the idea of veggies layered between creamy polenta, but then again, I can’t say …

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A Peach Pie in Pictures

Twenty dollars later, Kel and I became the proud owners of a giant box of locally grown peaches, each one picture perfect.  Peaches grow everywhere in Bountiful, weighing down the gnarled trees in nearly every …

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Curried Couscous & Vegetable Salad

Mom used to make a super simple but delicious curried rice recipe that baked in the oven seemingly forever, tantalizing us with the delicious warm smell of curry, but it was worth the wait.  It …

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Tea and Chocolate Cake with Cocoa Crumble

“No snacks, no seconds, no sweets – except on days that begin with the letter S. – Michael Pollan, from Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual My sweets/sugar philosophy summed up by Mr. Pollan.  And mostly …

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Hope & Reality: A Blog Relay

Gabby at The Veggie Nook posted this, sharing (among other things) her thoughts on the topic of hope as part of a Blog Relay – which looks as if it all started back here at …

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Sage & Kalamata Olive Focaccia (with roasted grapes)

It all came about because of the grapes.  During my brief pit stop in Oklahoma recently, I strolled up to the grape vines we have growing along trellises in the middle of the garden to …

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Taking the Salt Air

Just off of I-80 – the side that heads towards the town of Wendover (which spills over into Nevada) – and onto Reno (more than 500 long miles down the road), along the crusty, stinking …

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Other People’s Food (5): Green Beans and An Oil-free Salad Dressing

A bit of a cheater post, this.  The beautiful green (and purple and yellow) beans came from a neighbor’s garden – have I told you about Bountiful, Utah yet?  Everything grows like mad here. Could …

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