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Zsu Dever
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cans and bpa
It has become common knowledge that cans that our food comes stored in is layered with bisphenol A, and BPA is an endocrine disruptor . There are a few things we can do reduce our consumption of foods that are more often than not contained in plastic-lined ...

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pantry+ bean boulangerie
This classic dish is the French version of potatoes gratin. Traditionally, the uncooked dish was taken to the local baker and placed in their oven to bake for a few hours. The result was creamy and luscious potatoes that melted in your mouth. The potatoes a...

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straws
New statistic for you. Are you ready? 500 million  plastic straws are used and thrown away in the US every day . What happens to those plastic straws? That's right - either trashed in landfills (if lucky) or wind up in the oceans to eventually degrade into ...

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august wrap up
It's hard to believe that August is coming to an end and September is literally just around the corner. It is equally hard to believe that I blogged all month, offered 9 new recipes, and finished my first tutorial video about aquafaba . In that light, I thi...

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red pozole
Pozole is traditionally a stew made with pozole corn [ AMAZON ], which is corn that has been soaked in limewater, or has been nixtamalized. This is pozole in dried form and needs to be simmered for a few hours before using. I had one can of hominy left in t...

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take out or to go
Along the lines of my last post , dealing with food storage containers, the next big ticket item is lunch containers to go or take out containers from restaurants. Sure, you can use the same glass jars and storage glass containers for both lunches to go and...

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lentil-pepita pate
This is an amazing, healthy and flavorful pate. It is ready in about 20 minutes flat. Serve this delicious pate on crackers, cucumbers, in bahn mi sandwiches, in pita, with cucumber or tortilla chips. Very versatile. This pate uses toasted pepita seeds  -- ...

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tuperware, be gone!
Although plastic, for the most extent, was first invented in the early 1900's, because of war efforts during World War II, plastic was not allowed in commercial ventures; the government confiscated plastics during that time. In the 1940's, after World War I...

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arrabiata mostaccioli
The other day I came upon a picture of a non-vegan baked mostaccioli recipe, complete with ooey, gooey cheese. Wanting to make a kinder version of that was my impetus for this recipe.  It is almost Pantry+ friendly, but not quite, but I was very pleased wit...

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pantry+ roasted cauliflower in coconut curry
I am going to be completely honest with you: this is a really delicious dish! It uses pan-roasted cauliflower cooked in a coconut bechamel sauce. The sauce is laced with garam masala , one of the global spice mixes I am using for the Pantry+ recipes and it ...
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