Leftover Amy’s Vegetarian Tagine with added Moroccan spiced tofu, roasted red kuri squash, garlic bread made from free rolls from New French Bakery via Walker Church. Fair State Roselle. Nov. 9

The one above was mainly to use up the Moroccan spiced tofu. It (the tofu) was not as good as I was expecting it to be. Amy’s Vegetarian Tagine tastes fine, like all Amy’s products; well, fine for a frozen dinner. But it’s not very filling. …

As autumn crept in, I started roasting squashes in my Cuisinart toaster oven. Salad has previously roasted honeynut squash, blueberries, pomegranate, pepitas, vinaigrette. Sausages are Beyond Breakfast.

This post is a catch-up and a mixed bag.

In June, the publisher of Southside Pride (my side hustle) approved reviving the restaurant review column I wrote before the pandemic, called “The Dish.” I was still struggling with the insane heat in my apartment so I welcomed an excuse to…

My new thing — a Cuisinart toaster-convection-oven-air-fryer

Blame it on climate chaos. In fact, I guess you can blame everything on that. But by two pathways, climate chaos led to me acquiring the object pictured. I have been using it — a lot.

One way climate chaos lad to this is that I don’t turn my oven…

Dilly vegan cream cheese and smoked salmon on Ak Maks and avocado toast with everything seasoning and an Arnold Palmer of homemade tea and good store-bought lemonade

It’s been an out of control time for me foodwise. I have been meaning to start a food journal but somehow “forgetting” my appointed start date and over and over for about fifteen months. There are repeated themes to what I eat.
* Tuna salads, tuna-pasta salads, tuna “melts”
* Vegetarian…

Damien Lewis (Henry VIII) Mark Rylance (Cromwell) and Claire Foy (Anne Boleyn) in the PBS drama Wolf Hall

The Mirror and the Light by Hilary Mantel (5 stars)
This book, being the long-awaited third in a trilogy, the first two volumes of which won enormous acclaim, needs no explanation for why I read it. I was one of that adoring throng. …

Debra Keefer Ramage

Grandmother, socialist, dual citizen. Twitter calls me the grand high matriarch of Twin Cities DSA. More: https://linktr.ee/debrakeeferramage

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