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Come Cook With Me: The Hiyashi Chuka Cage Match!

In lieu of last week’s (absent) Walden feature, this week I’m posting dueling recipes: two different takes on the same original concept of hiyashi chuka, a Japanese dish commonly referred to in the U.S. as “cold noodle salad”. The variant on the left is adapted from theKitchn, and it stays fairly true to tradition, while […]

The Year of Walden – Gardening, Part 2

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them. -Henry David Thoreau My first post on gardening was way back in February, when I was still in the planning stages, and this second post, I’m afraid, is much […]

Come Cook With Me – Broiled Talapia Parmesan

This recipe is adapted from Phoebe’s recipe on Allrecipes.com, a repository of user-submitted recipes and full of tasty ideas! My version is scaled to be a single (generous) serving. 2 tbsp. parmesan cheese 1 tbsp. butter, softened (I used pre-softened spread to save time) 2 1/4 tsp. mayonnaise 1 1/2 tsp. lemon juice 1 dash […]

Come Cook With Me – Garlicky Six-Bean Soup

For our first cooking entry in the Year of Walden, we have a recipe adapted from Willett and Skerrett’s Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy, which was one of the two books that got me off the fence and running for the hills of healthier eating. 2.5 c. assorted dried beans (I used canned lima, red, […]

The Year of Walden – Green in the Gills

Men are born to succeed, not fail.      -Henry David Thoreau So, my first recipe from the Veganomicon was a flop. If you follow my twitter, you’ll have seen that my attempt at making a kabocha-udon winter stew didn’t go quite as well as I had hoped. There were early warning signs, of course. […]