Category Archives: Stew

SNAP Camping

Frozen Veggie SNAP Meals A conversation with neighbors at the Jerome Jamboree VW show reminded me that there is a difference between camping and traveling. Sometimes the two intersect, sometimes they’re different. Traveling in a VW camper may mean using … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Sunday: Basic Split Pea Soup

“peas porridge hot, peas porridge cold, peas porridge in the pot nine days old” There’s nothing like hot soup on a cold, snowy day, and one of my favorites is split pea. There are precisely one bajillion variations, but here … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Sunday: Moroccan Harira

Slow cookers are a natural for soups, especially bean based soups, because the beans really benefit from slow cooking. It’s cold, so soups satisfy, and so does spicy! Try it with Moroccan spice and see life warm up in many … Continue reading

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Work With It Wednesday: Mung Beans

I like mung beans. They are a small, green, quick cooking and easily digestible bean. But most people probably don’t know them enough to recognize them. Yet, most people have probably eaten them in the most common form of the … Continue reading

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Multicultural Taco Cleanse: Indian Tacos

If one defines a taco as “a single fold tortilla holding a tasty filling” then one can move geographically far beyond the beans and salsa of Mexico for awesome tacos. Replace the pinto beans, refritos, or black beans with dhal, … Continue reading

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Copper Canyon Revisited: The Tarahumara Table

Last year for Vegan Mofo I wrote about my south of the border heroes, the ultrarunners of the Sierra Madre, the Tarahumara, here, and here. Anyone who has read Christopher McDougall’s entertaining book Born to Run knows what I mean. Here is … Continue reading

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Ethiopian Lentils and Mixed Veggies: “Good for Runners!”

Yes, I get the stamp of approval from the Greatest himself, Haile Gebrselassie. Well, indirectly, of course. There is a brief moment in a TV documentary at the dinner table of him showing the crew injera, that wonderful flat bread, and … Continue reading

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