Posts tagged "side dish"

The Food Desert Project: Bolani Kadu (Persian Pumpkin Turnovers)

The Food Desert Project: Bolani Kadu (Persian Pumpkin Turnovers)
Whenever autumn rolls around, I stockpile cans of pumpkin puree – not the “pumpkin pie filling” that has who knows what added, but the plain stuff.  I love baking with it, and for Halloween breakfast I’d made pumpkin muffins and added a jam swirl to the batter, which used 1 cup of pumpkin.  Terrific. Of... Read more »

The Wayback Machine: Red, White & Bleu Coleslaw

The Wayback Machine: Red, White & Bleu Coleslaw
Coleslaw is frustrating – at least, to me it is. You take some of the healthiest raw ingredients we’ve got in our lexicon, shred them up, toss them together – and then drown them in a sauce that’s mostly saturated fat and sugar. Not only does the sauce frequently negate the salad (depending on how... Read more »

The Food Desert Project: Potato Salad with Veggies

The Food Desert Project: Potato Salad with Veggies
Let’s face it, summer without potato salad is like Fourth of July with no fireworks. Salads are particularly challenging in the food desert, because – at least in my book – a good salad relies on fresh vegetables: onion, celery, and fresh herbs at the very least. Even if you can find the ingredients, comforting... Read more »
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