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Apple Cider Syrup

Apple Cider Syrup: The Wimpy Vegetarian

A spiced syrup bursting with apple cider flavors for drizzling over vanilla ice cream, hot apple pie, squash soup, or pancakes. Over the next couple of days, I’ll be posting a Fig Crostata, reminiscent of the crostatas I fell in love with in Italy, and […]

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Mexican Chocolate Sorbet

cinnamon cardamom chocolate sorbet

Deep, rich chocolate sorbet warmed by cinnamon and cardamom – like a frozen Mexican hot chocolate. For a long time, for me, sorbets conjured up images of formal, multi-course dinners served by uniformed staff. Tiny, fine china bowls of frozen citrusy goodness presented between courses […]

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Soft Orange Cinnamon Rolls

Glazed Cinnamon rolls

Decadent cinnamon rolls flavored with cardamom, orange, apricot, currants and chocolate. We need company, pronto; and LOTS of it! Otherwise, we’re going to eat all these decadent cinnamon rolls ourselves… This month, I decided to hop on board the ABC (Avid Baker’s Challenge) for some baking […]

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DIY

Basil, Chive, and Mustard Butters

Easy compound butters using fresh herbs from the garden to make dishes a little more special. Compound butters are a great little condiment to keep in the freezer, all wrapped in wax paper and tucked into ziplock baggies. They’ll keep that way for a long […]

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Green Mint Chutney…Tossed in Rice With Tomatoes & Nectarines

green mint chutney rice

Spicy, green mint chutney is a popular staple on the Indian table, particularly in summer. If you follow this blog, you know I love condiments I can have on hand to make great meals in minutes. This powerful little condiment, Classic Mint Chutney from Spices […]

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Garlic Oil

how make garlic oil for your pantry, The Wimpy Vegetarian

Olive oil infused with garlic plus cooking tips. Flavored olive oils are fun and so easy to make. But there’s good reason to take precautions. There is risk of botulism in making some types, and this seems to be particularly true of garlic oil as […]

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Roasted Tomato Hummus : #SundaySupper

Roasted Tomato Hummus 600 The Wimpy Vegetarian

Easy hummus recipe with a swirl of balsamic roasted tomatoes. If you follow this blog, you know I’m a list person. Have you ever had something on your to-do list you keep postponing? Not something like ‘clean the bathroom grout’ – that’s in an entirely different […]

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