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Vegan Black Bean and Lentil Cakes Vegetarian

Black Bean and Lentil Cakes

I have been making these lentil cakes for years now, never writing anything down. As a private chef I tend to get working in the kitchen and try to get everything done on schedule, and there just isn't extra time for making notes. When you have been cooking for a…
Andrea Sprague
July 28, 2018
Lima Bean Dip Sauces and Dips

Yummy Lima Bean Dip

If you were asked if you would like some lima bean dip, you might be just like me and think, "uh, no thanks."  Lima beans don't get a lot of love. I think it has something to do with those frozen vegetable and lima bean medleys that used to be…
Andrea Sprague
July 2, 2018
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5 Foods that Help You Hydrate

The summer heat makes us sweat. When we sweat, we lose moisture (as well as nutrients, like potassium and sodium). When this happens, we are prone to symptoms of dehydration. The symptoms can be as obvious as feeling thirsty or, in some cases, more ambiguous. You can experience anything from…
Andrea Sprague
June 11, 2018
roasted cauliflower Vegetables

Roasted Cauliflower

One of my cooking clients recently told me that she is becoming a cauliflower fan because of me.  She has been on a very restricted diet and was not eating potatoes for a while and continues to stay away from rice. So on the evenings that I make the rest…
Andrea Sprague
February 27, 2018
homemade mayo Sauces and Dips

Aioli … aka Homemade Mayo

Aioli (eye-o-li) could be described as the fancy name for mayo. That is the word most often seen on menus, never "mayo" or "mayonnaise." And traditional aioli is made with a mortar and pestle, to grind the garlic cloves into a paste first, and uses olive oil, never canola.  With…
Andrea Sprague
January 17, 2018