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February recipe: Carrot coconut soup

2.15. 2018 Posted By: The Hungry Hounds

The Hungry Hounds is the food blog of Paul and Rebecca Shetler Fast, country representatives for Mennonite Central Committee in Haiti. Learn more about MCC Haiti at their blog, www.haitimcc.org. Carrot Coconut Soup is made in under 30 minutes and uses a genius recipe from James Peterson. We love Peterson’s cookbooks so much that we originally named our rescue […]

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January Recipe: Slow Cooker Lentil Salad with Roasted Squash

1.16. 2018 Posted By: The Hungry Hounds

Research shows that taste and smell work together to help guide our perception of the flavor of food. Food without scent, is a large part of why I find the flu season so gastronomically depressing. Anytime you need to blow your nose to taste your steak, you know things are getting desperate. In this light, the old school slow […]

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December recipe: Haitian Spiced Hot Chocolate with Coconut (Chokola Ayisyen)

12.7. 2017 Posted By: The Hungry Hounds

Chokola Ayisyen, Haitian Spiced Hot Chocolate with Coconut is a spicy, thick and comforting drink. In Haiti, Chokola Ayisyen is both served for breakfast and also as a sweet, liquid reassurance during troubling times. In this season, we make and share Chokola Ayisyen in warm solidarity with our Haitian sisters and brothers.  Join us. Yield: 8 […]

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What I’m Eating This Week

11.16. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite

One of many bright spots in Lancaster City, Pennsylvania, is Central Market, the oldest continually operating farmers market in the United States. In the more than 42 years that Merle and I have lived downtown, hardly a week has gone by when I haven’t shopped at market. It’s where I buy 90 percent of our […]

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November recipe: Garlic Lemon Roast Chicken

11.8. 2017 Posted By: The Hungry Hounds

Having an American-Canadian binational marriage comes with perks, one of which is two Thanksgivings: twice the feasting, with just enough time in between to allow for a full recovery. In honor of American Thanksgiving, and the coming of cold weather, we wanted to share our go-to roast bird. This simple recipe avoids the complex trussing, stuffing, […]

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October recipe: Cambodian Spiced Pumpkin Soup

10.23. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite

The Hungry Hounds is the food blog of Paul and Rebecca Shetler Fast, Country Representatives for Mennonite Central Committee in Haiti.  Learn more about MCC Haiti at their new blog: www.haitimcc.org. Jet lag brings out the worst in me, and after 36 hours of travel to reach Cambodia, I was tipsy with sleep deprivation and drooping […]

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August recipe: Homemade blueberry soda

8.17. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite

The Hungry Hounds is the food blog of Paul and Rebecca Shetler Fast, Country Representatives for Mennonite Central Committee in Haiti.  Learn more about MCC Haiti at their new blog: www.haitimcc.org. We are back in Haiti with both a chattering toddler and tiny newborn in tow. On my bucket list of foods to enjoy before we left […]

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