home cooked dinners by the season

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Crispy Lentil Cakes with Lemony Yogurt

Crispy Lentil Cakes with Lemony Yogurt

Whew, my (and your) search for the best plant-based cake (burger) is over! You may never have given lentil cakes a thought until now, but I am pretty sure these will become part of your routine once you try them. Maybe you are a solid…

White Bean Fennel Soup

White Bean Fennel Soup

Here is a soup when you want something simple and filling and with variations to keep it interesting – pureed and with the addition of Italian chicken sausage. White beans, soaked overnight, are simmered with browned sliced fennel and onions, garlic and fresh thyme leaves…

French Lentil Soup (with vegan and vegetarian variations)

French Lentil Soup (with vegan and vegetarian variations)

Soup for dinner is a favorite to transition into the seasonal weather change. It’s dinner in one pot with an easy addition of bread. Smoky bacon drippings and fragrant rosemary and thyme simmered together with a variety of chopped vegetables give the soup a rich…

Autumn Falafel Salad

Autumn Falafel Salad

Things are getting challenging in my kitchen. Gone are the days when all four of us would eat most kinds of food. Instead I hear things like “I won’t eat that kind of meat” or “no dairy for me”. My kids are typical Gen Y…