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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May 12, 2018

From the New Vegetarian Epicure Cookbook, by Anna Thomas


2 pounds thin, tender green beans

1 head Garlic

3 Tablespoons green olive oil

Salt and Pepper to taste

2 large ripe, red tomatoes (or 1 15-oz can, undefined)

Splash of balsamic vinegar

2 Tablespoons choppe...

March 16, 2018


3/4 cup whole green mung beans

1 cup brown rice (not instant or quick cook)

1/4 cup chopped cilantro, plus extra for garnish

3 garlic cloves

1 Tablespoon peeled and roughly chopped ginger (OR 1 teaspoon ground ginger)

1 teaspoon Garam Masala (see recipe below or...

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

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