Archive for the ‘Vegetarian’ Category

posted by on Asian, Noodles, Tofu, Vegetarian, Vegging In

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I associate pad thai with a lovely Evanston Thai restaurant I’d venture to in college called Cozy Noodles & Rice. Well, that was before it had that awful fire and shut down for a long while. I also associate it with stomach aches and food comas. It’s usually greased up and probably loaded with MSG. [...]

posted by on American, Dinner, Fast & Easy, Pizza, Vegetarian, Vegging In

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My friend came over for dinner last night, and one of the things we both talked about was how having someone over for dinner makes you so much more apt to try a new recipe. My dinner party of one often consists of toast, a veggie burger and some sort of quick vegetable garnish. Yep, [...]

posted by on Indian, Murray Hill, Vegetarian, Vegging Out

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After a disastrously disgusting meal at Haveli and sub-par eats at the cabbie joints in Curry Hill, I’ve been pretty skeptical of Indian restaurants in the city. True, I love Tamarind, but it’s a little bourgeois, not to mention pricey. Tiffin Wallah, a vegetarian kosher restaurant in Murray Curry Hill, was the antidote to my [...]

posted by on Comfort Food, Dinner, Eggs, Quiche, Sides, Vegetarian, Vegging In

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After a totally disastrous preparation for my high school French class years ago, I’ve stayed away from quiche for quite some time. We had a soggy, runny cake. But you may remember that not too long ago my friend Shyema and I made this decadent quiche, and I became a total convert. That version was [...]

posted by on Indian, Murray Hill, Vegetarian, Vegging Out

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When the season change, I get sick like clockwork, and with last week’s cooler temps and an office full of sick ill co-workers, it was inevitable that I’d get the bug. And when I start feeling under weather, there’s nothing like home-cooked food. Since I couldn’t run home during the week, I went to the [...]

posted by on Cheese, Dinner, Mexican, Protein, Vegetarian, Vegging In

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After a string of dinners out and simple meals at home (a.k.a. veggie burger and whole wheat toast), I wanted to make a proper meal, and more importantly, try a new recipe. So it was perfect timing when Cooking Light‘s “Best of Fast and Healthy Meals in 30 Minutes or Less” special issue plopped on [...]