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Rustic Zucchini Bread with Brown Rice

zucchini bread, brown rice, breakfast, dessert, high-altitude baking

High Altitude Baking: Rustic zucchini bread baked with brown rice. Includes baking instructions for both sea level and high altitude. We’ve seen two bears, had our potted plants attacked by deranged birds, watched fish swimming in a nearby stream, and laughed at chipmunks and squirrels […]

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Boozy Pumpkin Bread

Moist, old-fashioned pumpkin bread loaded with spices and topped with a sugar crust. Welcome to my new blog home!! I’m very excited about it, and hope you enjoy the new digs. I’m still re-orienting a bunch of the photos and getting all my recipes integrated […]

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Summertime Corn and Seafood Stew

Corn Stew with Shrimp and Clams 400 : The Wimpy Vegetarian

Summertime stew packed full of summer vegetables, clams, and shrimp…made smokey from Hungarian paprika and bacon. What is it about summer entertaining that makes us yearn for alfresco dining with everyone we know or have ever met? Warm summer nights. Long days of sunshine. Trees […]

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Avocado and Roasted Tomatillo Soup

avocado and roasted tomatillo soup / the wimpy vegetarian

Easy, refreshing soup of smoky roasted tomatillos, spicy chipotles in adobo, creamy avocado, and tart lime. Someday, if I ever write a cookbook, it will be on soup. Too narrow? I respectfully disagree. Too seasonal? No way. It’s a wonderful way to celebrate each and […]

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Strawberry – Rhubarb Syrup

Strawberry - Rhubarb Syrup-The Wimpy Vegetarian

Sweet-tart, minty syrup with accents of ginger and lime. Perfect with club soda for a summery non-alcoholic drink. It’s odd, but I never sampled rhubarb’s goodness until just a few years ago. I don’t know why, really, because it turns out I’ve been missing out […]

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Grilled Fennel-Bean Salad & Lemon Dressing

Grilled Fennel and Bean Salad with Lemon Sage Dressing-The Wimpy Vegetarian

Grilled fennel salad with cannellini beans and tomatoes tossed in a lemon-sage dressing, topped with Parmesan cheese shavings. Happy Memorial Day Weekend to all! Today I’m excited about a guest post I’m doing on RecipeLion, a recipe and cooking website from Prime Publishing that offers […]

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Bowl of Mango Sunshine

Refreshing fruit soup to celebrate lush, tropical mangos with accents of coconut and lime.   On a warm afternoon or evening, nothing hits the spot better than diving into a cold, refreshing fruit soup. Soups made from strawberries, cherries, or plums at their peak of […]

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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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