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Lauren’s Champignon Pilaf

I can’t honestly tell you how many times I’ve made this over the past month and a half, but I think I know why. There is something about rice pilaf that feels comforting. Maybe it’s the saffron or the mushrooms or both. Either way, I hope you too enjoy this simple dish as much as…

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Homeward Bound

Rain has fallen nonstop the past three days and it is time to return to the sunny skies of Austin and the warm embrace of my family. Not a bit of the golden fall colors that greeted me last month remain. A new glow has arrived with the twinkling of lights and bow-adorned trees to…

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Marie’s Focaccia with Spinach and Tofu

Marie’s focaccia aux épinards et tofu soyeux It should come as no surprise that one of my newly acquired Foix friends runs a charming plant-based restaurant. What is truly a surprise is that in the small town of Foix, she fills every table of her petite café daily. In the thirty precious minutes Marie granted…

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From Foix to Laborie

To get to myself and my month worth of acquired belongings from Foix to Laborie was considerable more effort than I had imagined. What I didn’t prepare for was the rail strike the very day I arranged to collect my rental car. And then, to complicate matters further, the yellow vest movement was at its…

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Is it done yet?

Foix France

To get to myself and my month worth of acquired belongings from Foix to Laborie was considerable more effort than I had imagined. What I didn’t prepare for was the rail strike the very day I arranged to collect my rental car. And then, to complicate matters further, the yellow vest movement was at its…

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Lauren’s Aubergine and Champignon Curry

aubergine-champignon-curry

So here is how this came to be. I’m a day away from switching houses and still hanging out in my fridge are two shiny aubergine and a bag full of fresh mushrooms. Funny enough they are sharing the shelf space with half a can of coconut milk. I don’t know if you see a…

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A Visit from Lena

Lena and Lauren

To get to myself and my month worth of acquired belongings from Foix to Laborie was considerable more effort than I had imagined. What I didn’t prepare for was the rail strike the very day I arranged to collect my rental car. And then, to complicate matters further, the yellow vest movement was at its…

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Lena’s Vegan Borsch

Lena's Vegan Borsch

So to be completely honest testing Borsch recipes was never quite on my radar, that is until I had a visitor from Kyiv. Who knew?  Now I am an official Borsch fan and no doubt you will be too once you give Lena’s vegan version a try. Ingredients 2 medium sized potatoes 1 medium-sized carrot…

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Writer’s Retreat for Beginners

To get to myself and my month worth of acquired belongings from Foix to Laborie was considerable more effort than I had imagined. What I didn’t prepare for was the rail strike the very day I arranged to collect my rental car. And then, to complicate matters further, the yellow vest movement was at its…

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Lauren’s Root Vegetable Soup

Lauren's Root Vegetable Soup

A bowl of this soup really could not be easier to make or more comforting to eat. What it takes, however, is a handful of good, quality vegetables and the willingness to peel and chop. And yes there is kohlrabi on this list and it totally is not a root vegetable! But it was looking…

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