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Broccoli Rabe and Roasted Red Peppers over Couscous

This is just a simple and quick lunch with some help from the box…semi-homemade as Sandra Lee would say (I can’t STAND her—and has anyone else noticed that she used hard liquor in every show, no matter what?)  Anyhow. I made a box of the Far East wild mushroom couscous, and while that was cooking [...]

Mushroom Curry

This is a recipe I’d been wanting to try from Melbedggood since we’re always up for trying new mushroom recipes over here. I added some chopped scallions to the recipe for a bit of green, and used a full teaspoon of hot Asian chili paste. I’m pretty sure I also doubled the tomato paste, although [...]

African Stew over Couscous

It got pretty chilly last night, so I was in the mood for something hearty…enter stew. I picked out the African Stew from Vegetarian Planet only to discover that I didn’t have three of the vegetables…which basically made up the soup. I decided to improvise anyway, and replaced sweet potato, collards and cauliflower with baby [...]

Israeli Couscous

This was a simple dinner, made to utilize some of the leftovers in the fridge/pantry before we go grocery shopping again. Israeli couscous is something I’ve always found pretty confusing, because I’ve spent time living and cooking in Israel…and they all eat what’s called “Moroccan or French Couscous” here, and I may have seen “Israeli [...]