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The Edible Journey: Ethiopia

They definitely saved the best for last. Our final stop on the Catholic Relief Services rice-bowl journey was to Ethiopia where we were to sample “Injera with Atkilt Wat,” or cabbage and crepes. I wasn’t hopeful. Cabbage and crepes? And … Continue reading

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The Edible Journey: Mexico

I set the plate of food, a rice-and-veggie mixture, in front of George and pointed something out to him. “Have you noticed how these third-world recipes all seem to look alike?” I asked. I suppose it makes sense. The people … Continue reading

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The edible journey: Zambia

Dinner was simmering on the stove, and George and I were both getting hungry. “I think, for the first time, we’re REALLY going to feel like we’re eating in solidarity with the poor,” I warned him. He hesitated for just … Continue reading

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Yogurt–don’t just add fruit

If  you like yogurt, raise your hands. Now raise your hands if you like yogurt without added fruit and sweetener. Ah huh, that’s what I thought. So you can imagine that I was less than enthused when I took a … Continue reading

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Sweet potatoes and peanut butter? Oh yeah!

Sometimes it gets really boring fixing meals three times a day, every day. I finally decided that part of the reason is that I tend to use the same recipes over and over–admittedly a fairly large repertoire–and combine foods the … Continue reading

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Beans & rice–do I have to?

We’re off to Nicaragua for lunch this Friday, I told George, and he shook his head. “Not me,” he said. “I have to go to Green Bay.” I knew I was on my own. It’s week two of Lent, and … Continue reading

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