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About Me

I was raised Old Order (horse and buggy) Mennonite with German and Eastern European influences that shaped my palate. My own family enjoys heritage food, as well as vegetarian, plant-based, and global cultural cuisine. 

Contact Me: culturedcountrycook@gmail.com


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November 11, 2017

From one of my favorite recipe apps, Forks Over Knives.  


Sweet Potatoes, 1 per person

Suggested Toppings 

Fresh fruit

Raw oatmeal

Maple Syrup

Almond butter

Hemp seeds

Pinch of sea salt 

Method: Bake or microwave sweet potatoes. Top with desired toppings from above....

October 30, 2017

4 TBSP coconut or canola oil (or water if avoiding oils.)
1 Tbsp whole cumin seeds (I used ground cumin the first time and added it when I added the other spices. It was still fabulouso!)
9 cloves of garlic, crushed (about 3 Tbsp crushed garlic)
1 14 oz can crushed tomat...

October 25, 2017

Simple. Healthy. Outrageously delicious as is or as a spread or topping on crackers, baked potatoes, toast, etc.

You can roast as few or as many as you want at a time. I usually roast several heads while I have the oven on for something else. 


1 or more heads...

October 17, 2017

Curried Potatoes 


4 (waxy) potatoes, peeled and cubed
1 onion diced
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (I omit)
1 Tablespoon Thai Kitchen Red Curry Paste
4 teaspoons Garam Masala (you can purchase this, but I make my own...

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Mennonite/Brethren heritage food with a flare for vegetarian cuisine and a global palate 
Contact Me: culturedcountrycook@gmail.com