Recipe Vault

This vault includes all of our recipes. You will find that our recipes are not your traditional ones – we tell a story behind every recipe – more food for thought!

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The Many Flavors of Water

| September 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
The Many Flavors of Water

What is your favorite thing to drink? Chances are if you ask someone this question they won’t answer with “water.”     There are many tasty drinks that are pretty good to drink every once in a while but we need to make sure we get enough water every day in order to stay hydrated […]

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Breaking the Granola Bar Habit

| March 11, 2013 | 9 Comments
Breaking the Granola Bar Habit

Many years ago, I dated a chef. During his stint in culinary school, he would come home from nutrition class every day and ask me what I had eaten. I was always proud to tell him of the nutritious meals I had packed for work. That was when I was single and childless, and I […]

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Cornbread & Biscuits: Global Potluck

| November 15, 2012 | 4 Comments
Cornbread & Biscuits: Global Potluck

Global Potluck’s students share another culinary part of their rich culture in this installment! Ever  wondered the difference between cornbread & biscuit? Find some tried and trued recipes from the students and their families just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday! No less than 10 cornbread recipes, 3 biscuit recipes, and 1 Indian Fry Bread recipe.  […]

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Wheat Belly: Honey Citrus Almond Cake

| September 10, 2012 | 18 Comments
Wheat Belly:  Honey Citrus Almond Cake

I read Wheat Belly in the course of 5 days.  During the first 4 days, I’d gone from eating wheat (sliced whole grain bread for my tomato sandwiches, whole-wheat tortilla’s for my wraps, spelt crouton’s for my spinach salad, etc) to eating ZERO wheat.  Why?  Well, during the first 4 days of reading Dr. William […]

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Stir-Fried Udon with Squid and Pork

| August 27, 2012 | 4 Comments
Stir-Fried Udon with Squid and Pork

I knew very little about the huge variety of Asian noodles until I came to Hong Kong. The noodles section in any superstore or local market is worth perusing. There is a plethora of noodles to choose from. Cellophane (beancurd) noodles, Chinese wheat noodles (ho fen), ramen noodles, chow mein noodles, egg noodles, rice noodles, […]

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Increased Prices = Universal Veganism?: Vegetarian California Rolls

| August 20, 2012 | 3 Comments
Increased Prices = Universal Veganism?:  Vegetarian California Rolls

Recently, CNN reported on the highly unusual weather patterns that the United States has endured during the past year.  For instance, they noted that the U.S. has experienced its warmest 12 month period since 1895 and that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is calling 2011 a year of ‘extreme weather’. Whether or not […]

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Healthy Tortilla Chips: Sweat Beat

| August 7, 2012 | 7 Comments
Healthy Tortilla Chips: Sweat Beat

We see packets of crisps (or as our American friends say, chips) everywhere these days and most of us are guilty of snacking on at least one packet a day. If you don’t, you must admit you’re at least tempted by them. The problem with most crisps you buy in the shop is that you […]

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Change with Your Fork: Chewbacca & Cherry Clafouti

| August 2, 2012 | 9 Comments
Change with Your Fork: Chewbacca & Cherry Clafouti

It is August. Of 2012. Summer Olympics. Again. Didn’t we just see the Olympics? When I was young, adults would tell me “time flies,” and I would roll my eyes in disbelief. After all, that clock on the wall moved as slow as molasses going from 2:44 to 2:45 to signal the end of the […]

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A Gastronomical Clash: Liberian Joloff Rice Recipe

| July 30, 2012 | 6 Comments
A Gastronomical Clash:  Liberian Joloff Rice Recipe

As second-generation American, I longed for a tangible connection to “home.”  Despite my physical and socio-cultural distance from Liberia, where my mother is from, it was a place that captivated my imagination.  For several years, I yearned to visit Liberia and Sierra Leone to experience the attitudes, dialect, smells, and unique flavors there firsthand. As […]

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Bengali Omelette Curry

| July 23, 2012 | 12 Comments
Bengali Omelette Curry

There are a number of Indian recipes which never find their way to the restaurant menu. Omelette curry is one of them. This is a very easy dish and it can be cooked in a jiffy. When the omelette boils in the gravy, it swells up a little, absorbs the flavors of the gravy and […]

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