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Lentil Burgers

Last night I cooked a large pot of lentils as part of our family dinner, which means that today, I was left wondering what I could do with all these lentils for the coming week. My typical use for lentils is in chili or soups, however, that is not something that I really wanted on this bright, spring day. Instead, I thought about how I could morph the leftovers into something new that I could use throughout the week, and that is when I thought of revamping my normal veggie burger recipe.
Now, as promised, since this is the Quarantine Cooking Series, please feel free to use whatever beans or greens you have in your house. While I love the way this recipe turned out, it is more important that you use what you have and the technique to create a delicious meal for you and your family. Additionally, I like my veggie burgers on the spicy side. However, this is another place when personal modifications should be made to your palate preferences.


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The Quarantine Cooking Series

Hello everyone! It has been quite a while. Things have been pretty busy around my house with the two kids, but since the quarantine kicked in, we've all been forced to slow down and adapt to a lot of things. I have to admit, my family is enjoying the more relaxed pace and increased time with our nuclear family, but that doesn't mean that we don't miss many of the aspects of our normal life.
One of the biggest things I have had to get used to is the "mystery bags" that have become my weekly grocery order. While I put in my preferences and desired ingredients, that doesn't mean that I get what I ask for right now. (However, I am grateful for every single item I receive and I appreciate the grocery store workers more than you could ever imagine since entering a store is not an option for my family.) Like many, my grocery orders remind me of the mystery basket from "Chopped," forcing me to get even more creative and resourceful. We are meticulously try…