Category Archives: Vegetarian

Mediterranean Cous Cous Salad

After a long day of running errands and being generally awesome, I decided that a light dinner was in order… mostly because I was tired and didn’t feel like doing anything ultra fancy. Confluent Boyfriend and I took a trip … Continue reading

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Nectarines in a Balsamic Glaze: Inspiration from Adversity

The other day I was getting ready for work.. packing up my lunch as per usual. I decided on a salad with cherry tomatoes, cheddar, greens, and a balsamic dressing. I threw a nectarine into the box for good measure, … Continue reading

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Golden Road Brewery: A Unique Twist on a Tradition As Old As Time

I interviewed to be a writer for the examiner.com, because.. hey, why not, right?  I did a review on Golden Road Brewery, a local artisan brewery. It’s really quite an awesome place. If you’re in the LA area, I would … Continue reading

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Leftovers Lo Mein

Today was a busy day in the Confluent Kitchen. I found out I start back to work on Monday (YAY!!), did some revamping on my website, and (of course) fiddled around in the kitchen. I am still reeling from my … Continue reading

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.. and in a surprising comeback, Michelle – 1, Makhani – 0

…and the crowd goes wild!! Or maybe just asks what makhani is and why I needed a comeback.. 😀 The other night I had a delightful dish, Paneer Makhani, at the local Indian restaurant. It was a delightful blend of … Continue reading

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Vegetable Gratin – My Lack of Self Control at the Farmers Market Yesterday..

In a 50/50 combination of channeling my desire for cooler weather through cuisine and taking advantage of this weekend’s local farmers market, I came up with a plethora of summer squash and other tasty vegetables. I decided, rather than the … Continue reading

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Not to be a corporate shill, but you should totally..

..try the Nutribullet. Like any self-respecting American, I was up late watching infomercials not too long ago, when this juice extracting device caught my eye. It spoke to me on a few different levels.   1) I typically drink a … Continue reading

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