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Parsnip and Turnip Winter Stew

Parsnip and Turnip Winter Stew

Parsnip and Turnip Winter StewVegetable soups and stews can make for very satisfying home-cooked meals, even in the winter months when fresh produce is not as readily available as in the spring or summertime. Winter is a perfect season to enjoy hearty root vegetables like parsnips and turnips, often overlooked yet full of nutrition and great taste.

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Meatless Monday Meal: Stuffed Peppers with Eggplant and Roasted Tomatoes

Let’s be clear – I am an unrepentant and unapologetic omnivore. While I don’t hate on vegetarian and vegans like Anthony Bourdain (“Vegetarians, and their Hezbollah-like splinter faction, the vegans … are the enemy of everything good and decent in the human spirit.”), it’s a lifestyle choice I could never make for myself and an idea that actually fills my passionately food-loving heart with dread and horror. Exploring the vast variety of foods available, experiencing various food cultures and traditions around the world…these are sensual pleasures and joys I refuse to impose such severe limitations on in my life. Of course that doesn’t mean I’m not sensitive to the real problems of factory farming and cruelty to animals that pervades the meat industries, and why I support small and ethical animal husbandry as much as possible.

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Sicilian-Style Past with Eggplant

Sicilian-style pasta with eggplant

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