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This is my food journal, based mostly on local produce in season at Durham Farmers' Market. Sometimes I will eat out.
simplicity. eating raw. savoring the season.
Places in Durham that feed me
Durham Farmers' Market
Parker and Otis
Joe Van Gogh
King's Sandwich Shop
Geer St. Garden
Bull City Burger and Brewery
The Regulator Bookshop (it feeds my brain)
Tag Archives: vegan
There’s a cauliflower surplus at the market, and while it’s very short, I’ve been buying lots of it and needed to figure out a way to use it up. While I love roasted cauliflower, I think cauliflower shines as a … Continue reading
This is a great way to extend the flavor of fennel and also an answer to “what am I going to do with all these fennel fronds?” Fennel syrup, with just star anise, tastes strongly like a yummy licorice soda … Continue reading
So one thing you should know about me is that I eat a lot of pickles. I am always looking for good pickle recipes, and this was inspired by, of all things, rutabagas. I owe you a post on rutabagas … Continue reading
I love peanut noodle salad, but sometimes I don’t have the noodles and we have a glut of lettuce, so I thought I’d try using the lettuce as noodles. The rest of the ingredients came about from a traditional Korean … Continue reading
I used to eat lots of Korean BBQ (bulgogi) when I was younger. Since I don’t eat meat, I haven’t had it in a while, but the sauce can be modified easily for non-meat protein sources. I usually make the … Continue reading
The problem with sugar snap peas is that even though you want to eat them straight off the vine, you will get full and there will be more peas than you can handle. Unfortunately, sugar snap peas don’t do very … Continue reading
(the salad is the one on top) A friend of mine gave me a big bowl of this salad, and I devoured it with a nice dollop of sriracha. It’s cooling, creamy, crunchy, salty, and very, very satisfying. It tastes … Continue reading
Knock-knock. Who’s there? Lettuce. Lettuce who? Lettuce in and we’ll tell you. -Old Joke So this spring I planted lettuce seeds that I’d planned for last fall, and because they generally do not keep very well for more than a … Continue reading
Once upon a time there was an Indian restaurant in Durham called Greenleaf. Every Thursday, there’d be a vegetarian buffet, and we’d have 4 or 5 different dishes, along with their heavenly pampadums, and then end the note with a … Continue reading
Apparently I am still on a bean kick, because I made this lentil and carrot stew and to contrast with it, an avocado and blood orange salad (which will be henceforth called the California salad, since I’m sure everything on … Continue reading