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Fuyu Persimmons with Savory Goat Cheese Pasta

Fuyu persimmons are almost too gorgeous to eat. Bright orange and shiny, they hang from their branches like holiday ornaments, brightening the gray fall skies. In season from mid-October through December, fuyu persimmons grow all over my neighborhood, but judging … Continue reading

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Homemade Paneer — So Easy, So Delicious

I love Indian food, but I’ve never been crazy about the paneer I’ve had either at my local Indian restaurants or the stuff I can buy at the market. So, obviously, I had to eventually try my hand at making … Continue reading

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For Your Meatless Passover: Grandma Fran’s Vegetarian Chopped Liver

Back in April I wrote a post about my Aunt Hilda’s Carrot Vichyssoise. At the time I was writing the history of my paternal grandfather’s family, and I thought it would be a nice idea to include a chapter of … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Gravy for Your MeatlessThanksgiving

And now for the vegetarian mushroom gravy that I promised you in yesterday’s post! This gravy is a must for the meatless Thanksgiving table. It’s so rich and savory that you’ll swear there’s something dead in there—but it’s 100% carcass-free. … Continue reading

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For Your Meatless Thanksgiving: Vegetarian Meatloaf with Wild Mushrooms

Thanksgiving can be a challenge for vegetarians, as well as for those hosting vegetarians. Everyone’s just so obsessed with that bird! (That succulent, savory, delectable, cooked-to-perfection bird!) Although vegetarians do get to enjoy all the other traditional goodies—sweet potatoes, stuffing, … Continue reading

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Top Ten San Francisco Foodie Activities for Tourists

So you’re a food-lover with some vacation days to burn, and you’ve decided to visit San Francisco. Good choice. You’ve probably already compiled a nice long list of famous five-star restaurants that you can’t wait to try. But what else … Continue reading

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Corn and Tomato Soup with Fresh Basil

Many years before the birth of The Lazy Gourmet, Robin and I were college housemates sharing a huge, century-old Victorian house with five other women. You can read the long version here—about how we all took turns cooking, about how … Continue reading

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Moroccan Baked Lima Beans

Some time ago I was having a drink with a friend at Aziza, a swanky Moroccan restaurant in San Francisco, when the description of a tantalizing-looking lima bean appetizer caught my eye. I can’t explain why I didn’t order it … Continue reading

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Carrot Soup Recipe from my Aunt Hilda

A few months ago I embarked on a mission I’d been thinking about tackling for years: writing my family history. I’d always been curious about exactly where my ancestors were from, what they did for a living, and what they … Continue reading

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