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butternut chili with leaves | thecopperlemon.com
Beans & Legumes, Bowls, Budget, Game night, Gluten free, Latin American, Quick & Easy, Vegan

Vegetarian Butternut Chili

Something about October just begs me to put winter squash in everything…much to my husband’s dismay, but really! All those awesome shapes and colors? and how they keep on the counter or in the fridge — they’re perfect for a busy teacher whose cooking eyes are bigger than her time […]

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Veggie Empanadas | thecopperlemon.com
Appetizers & Finger Food, Desserts, Latin American, Main meals, Party Food, Pastry & Dumplings, Pies & Tarts

Dos Empanadas for Cinco de Mayo

So I’ve been told by Mexican friends that Cinco de Mayo, like St. Patrick’s Day and Hanukkah, is celebrated more…vociferously…in the US than in its home country.  It commemorates the winning of an important battle, not Mexican independence, and isn’t really a major holiday.  In the US, of course, we […]

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Peppers and Onions | thecopperlemon.com
Beans & Legumes, Budget, Gluten free, Latin American, Lightened up, Vegan, Vegetables

Peppers, Onions, and Bean Dip with Rice

As far as I know, this is The Copper Lemon’s first guest recipe. 🙂 Back, mmm, fifteen years ago or so, my husband (then boyfriend) Kent went to a Mexican restaurant and had fajitas for the first time.  Now this was when most restaurants didn’t have very much vegetarian food, […]

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