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Lion's Mane Mushrooms

Lion’s Mane Mushrooms

When you think of mushrooms, furry is probably not the first thing that comes to mind, but this is a mushroom that looks decidedly furry.  To me, they look like Tribbles, those purring creatures from my favorite episode of Star Trek. Lion’s Mane mushrooms are delicious and meaty, though somewhat difficult to find.  If you […]

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Cashew Vegetable Korma

Cashew Vegetable Korma

This is a rich, warming, vegan dish bathed in a sauce based on cashews and coconut milk.  Korma is one of my favorite winter foods, and there are dozens of variations on the sauce base–some use yogurt or cream, for instance.  This is a dairy-free version that works well with any type of vegetables you […]

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Green Beans with Sherried Mushrooms and Fried Shallots

Real-Food Green Bean Casserole with Sherried Mushrooms and Fried Shallots

If you have been watching the massive clean-up and restoration efforts going on after Hurricane Sandy and have been looking for a way to help, please consider making a donation to assist the people who have lost power, homes, possessions, and, in some cases, loved ones.  The American Red Cross is in need of donations, […]

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Buffalo and Mushroom Loaf with Caramelized Onions

Buffalo and Mushroom Loaf with Caramelized Onions

Continuing my buffalo kick with this easy, vegetable-filled meatloaf, made without grain-based fillers.  Things like bread and oats have traditionally been added to meatloaf to stretch the meat, but they are not really needed as a binder. For this recipe I added finely chopped cremini mushrooms and carrot to the ground buffalo, and topped it […]

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Red Wine-Braised Buffalo Short Ribs

Red Wine-Braised Buffalo Short Ribs

While I typically try to locally-source any meat in our diets, after reading Buffalo for the Broken Heart I became a fan of Wild Idea Buffalo.  The book is an excellent read, and the overall philosophy regarding sustainable and humane practices is one I support.  Given that, I recently ordered some of their products, including […]

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Mushroom-Stuffed Poblanos

Mushroom-Stuffed Poblanos

One of the things I love about fall in Colorado is the roasted chile vendors who appear, spinning barrels of green chiles over open flames, sending out the most intoxicating scent of charred peppers.  The peppers are often from Hatch, New Mexico, the chile capital of the country, but many come from local farms.  I […]

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