Mushroom and Kale Risotto

Mushroom and Kale Risotto | A Couple Cooks

After all those holiday sweets, we’re ready for something savory – are you? We’d been brainstorming entrees for a special …

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Slow-Cooked Black Bean Chili

Slow-Cooked Black Bean Chili

When I first got into food, I started reading food blogs incessantly. And by reading, I mean looking at the …

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Simple Vegetable Paella


Ahh, Valentine’s Day. Around the world, it is celebrated as a special day to celebrate your loved ones. Somehow along …

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Vegetable Pot Pies


It’s comfort food season! With all the holiday entertaining going on, we wanted to develop a meatless, seasonal entrée for …

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Pesto Portabello Burgers


Veggie burgers might be the first thought for a meatless entrée when you’re firing up the grill, but if you’re …

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Mushroom and Goat Cheese Bruschetta


  Mushrooms seem to be one of those divisive foods that inspire passionate debate. The haters usually have a laundry …

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Simple Grilled Paella


Paella is one of our most special meals. I instantly fell in love with this traditional Spanish dish while studying …

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Garlic and Kale Soup

Garlic and Kale Soup

I’m usually the one to use superlatives, but this time it was Alex who called this the “best soup ever”. …

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Farro Salad with Roasted Vegetables and Fontina

Farro Salad with Roasted Vegetables and Fontina

Farro was another newcomer to our vocabulary (joining the likes of quinoa and tempeh) after we started exploring the realm …

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