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Celebrating Cinco de Mayo has never been easier… Or healthier!

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo has never been easier… Or healthier!

America’s Salute to Mexico has graced Chewing The Fat for years… Right after today’s story, you can read all about Cinco de Mayo. This year we’re making it easier than ever to celebrate. Here are  4 ready-eat recipes that Cinco and every Taco Tuesday a…

Mushroom Stroganoff

Mushroom Stroganoff

This classic stroganoff is as meaty and rich as the original. You’ll find many recipes on Chewing The Fat that are centered on Mushrooms. They’re the centerpiece of three of our most popular posts. There’s probably no easier to go meatless and these little miracles…

Ratatouille with Fairy Tale Eggplant

Ratatouille with Fairy Tale Eggplant

Now is the time to hit the Farmer’s Market and make this wonderful dish. This recipe is a riff on Tyler Florence’s Ultimate Ratatouille that dates all the way back to his 2006 “Tyler’s Ultimate” (Clarkson Potter). It is still one of my recipe bibles.…

Spaghetti with Mushrooms, Garlic, and Oil

Spaghetti with Mushrooms, Garlic, and Oil

Cooking a complete Plant-based entrée has never been easier. Plant-based eating is a major goal for Andrew and me.  We’re dedicated to trying to find ways to make our meals healthier for both ourselves and the planet.  That doesn’t mean you won’t continue to find…

“Mom’s Lemon Rice”. An Indian recipe from Bali.

“Mom’s Lemon Rice”. An Indian recipe from Bali.

Of all the beautiful places I’ve ever been to, Bali stands out. Today’s Lemon Rice recipe is as rich and flavorful as this magical island itself.  It combines the crunch of peanuts, the heat of two chillis, a hint of curry, a dash of onion,…

Yotam Ottolenghi’s Mushroom Ragout with a Poached Egg

Yotam Ottolenghi’s Mushroom Ragout with a Poached Egg

A famous Vegetarian Chef shares a great recipe for Mushrooms as a main course. Yotam Ottolenghi’s posts on Chewing The Fat are some of its most popular recipes. The British-Israeli-Italian’s story has been told in great detail in some of them, the links to which…

Tuscan Bean Soup

Tuscan Bean Soup

This bowl of cold-weather comfort revealed quite a secret. This hearty Tuscan bean soup is a perfect combination of smooth, silky soup topped with crispy, crunchy croutons.  It also fulfills our promise to put more plant-based meals together this year. And we’re not alone.  Americans…