Tag Archives: dairy free

Magic Meringues

  I’ve never been a huge fan of meringue. A friend used to make a towering lemon meringue pie for dinner parties and everyone clamored for it. I was secretly a little phobic and queasy at the mere thought. Uncooked … Continue reading

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Roasted Beet Salad

  Suddenly, summer has arrived, just in time for the long holiday weekend. The sun is hot, the air is thick and steamy. The owlets have found their wings and moved deeper into the woods. We can hear, but no … Continue reading

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Miso Glazed Salmon Revelation

It’s a good thing I’m a psychologist. Because when I wake up at 3:30 am thinking about cooking fish, I can reassure myself that I’ve been assessed by a competent clinician and don’t need to worry that I’m losing what’s … Continue reading

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Psychedelic Veggie Soup

      It was a perfect place for a teenage party: green shag carpet, a white formica bar with an electric burner, a “conversation pit” with a brick fireplace, and a “record player.” In the early 1970’s, we had … Continue reading

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Deb’s Chicken Cacciatore

“You must be Jewish,” the produce man said to my mother. She couldn’t figure out if this was his idea of flirtation, or a peculiar response to her request for bigger onions. He must have realized that the appropriateness of … Continue reading

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Thai Coconut Curry with Brussels Sprouts and Tofu

“Ma, I messed up.” A text from Brian telling me he’d slipped while cooking and spilled hot oil, burning his hand. Instantly, I re-experienced the pain I’d felt a few summers ago, when a jar shattered and boiling water cascaded … Continue reading

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Sweet and Spicy Asian Sesame Cabbage Salad

Once upon a time, there was something even more delicious than food: the way they talked when they were babies. In 1992, my mother saved all the bright objects she could find just so that she could hold them up … Continue reading

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