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Vegetarian Traditions, updated and revised

In the 2022 edition, the recipes are refreshed and are 100% plant based.  They are as relevant today as when we first made them many years ago.  Included are stories of farmers, family, friends and guests in addition to explanations of the various ingredients and tips on best methods to prepare them.

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Eggplant Caponata

Inspiration can be found wherever we go. Knowing it was one of the best restaurants in San Francisco, I visited Chef Carlo Middione’s Vivande Porto

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Vegan Scalloped Potatoes

As the weather cools, potatoes become the ultimate comfort food–cherished for their creaminess and the feeling of satiation.  In Peru alone, over 4,000 varieties of

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I am a plant-based Research Chef and product development specialist currently living in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. My passions range from culinary traditions to organic lifestyles. I am also an advocate for sustainable and regenerative agriculture.