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Author Archives: Julie Ruffolo

Vegetarian Kofta Curry

Heami Lee NY Times

Make something comforting This week, try a vegetarian spin on kofta curry, a saucy dish of gently spiced meatballs. It’s based on a recipe from the food writer Tejal Rao’s grandfather, though her take swaps out the meat for mashed black beans bound with bread crumbs and seasoned with ginger and herbs. It tastes delicious with some flatbread, over a ... Read More »

Celebration Brick Program Order Form

The purpose and goal of the Celebration Brick Program is to help finance the next major stage of the overall project: Renovation of the Monument Wall (M-Wall), as well as the two smaller monuments (m&m) at the East and West locations on 62nd Street to emphasize the borders of the Imperial Point Neighborhood. If you are looking for a unique gift ... Read More »

Vegan Vanilla Cupcakes + Icing with DIY Food Coloring

Vegan Cupcake

Does vegan baking still have a stigma of being bland, dry, and boring? We hope not. Yields 12.  Ingredients: 1½ cups unbleached all purpose flour or spelt flour 1 tsp baking soda ½ tsp salt 1 cup sugar ¾ cup unsweetened non-dairy milk (soy, almond, or rice) ½ cup canola oil 2 tbsp vinegar (white or apple cider vinegar) 1 ... Read More »

Asparagus With Lemon-Pepper Marinade


Blanch whatever you’ve got—for me, this was some mustard greens stems and a few stray stalks of broccoli rabe—then drench in a marinade made creamy with silken tofu, heady with white pepper. Broil or grill to caramelize any lingering marinade, and serve with more of the dreamy sauce. Yields 4-6.  Ingredients: 1 cup silken tofu 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest ... Read More »

Pasta With Broccoli Rabe & White Bean–Anchovy Sauce

Pasta With Broccoli Rabe & White Bean–Anchovy Sauce

“I made an extra-brothy riff on this pasta recipe using what we had in the pantry and fridge: elbow macaroni, chicken stock, broccolini, canned beans, garlic, and a pack of mushrooms that were about to go bad. I served myself a big bowlful, sprinkled a lot of cheese on top, and slurped it (without spilling, yay!) while I watched a ... Read More »

Easy Coconut Curry Fish

coconut curry fish by Evie3234 on

Making a coconut curry fish sounds intimidating, but it doesn’t actually require much prep. Yields 4-6.  Ingredients: 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 large onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced 2 teaspoons curry powder 1⁄2 teaspoon salt 1⁄2 teaspoon pepper 1 (400 ml) can coconut milk (lite is fine) 1v (400 ml) can chopped tomatoes 1⁄2 cup fish stock 10 whole allspice 2 lb firm white fish fillet, chopped in to chunky pieces (I use Gurnard) 1⁄2 lime, juice ... Read More »

Curbside recycling collection program

The City of Fort Lauderdale is working to improve the curbside recycling collection program by eliminating contamination and promoting responsible participation throughout the City. In the coming months the City will be checking recycling carts to ensure that only items from the acceptable items list is only placed in the cart. Stay tuned for more details. RESIDENTIAL RECYCLING- FREQUENTLY ASKED ... Read More »

Gluten-Free Vegan Breakfast Cookies


What you need to know about this recipe: -It requires just 1 bowl and about 30 minutes -It’s refined-sugar- and butter-free -It’s vegan and gluten-free -It’s makes the perfect take-along breakfast or snack -They’re seriously addicting… Yeah, ridiculously tasty. Yields 26 cookies.  Ingredients: 2 medium ripe bananas 2 batches flax eggs (2 Tbsp (14 g) flaxseed meal + 5 Tbsp (75 ml) water as original ... Read More »

The 2020 Census is happening now. Your response matters.

The census counts every generation. YOU COUNT. TAKE THE CENSUS ONLINE HERE! Every 10 years, the United States counts everyone who lives in the country, from newborn babies to the oldest among us. It is important for everyone to complete the 2020 Census so that communities like yours can be accurately funded and represented. Responding is important. That includes ... Read More »

Vacation Rental Complaint 

Vacation Rental Complaint  Filing Vacation Rental Complaints Background: The Vacation Rental Registration Program regulates vacation rentals as defined in Section 509.242 of the Florida Statutes (2015). Through the administration and enforcement of the Vacation Rental Registration Program, the Community Enhancement and Compliance Division ensures that vacation rental operators are current with their State/local licenses and tax requirements. Community Enhancement Division Sunday – Saturday 7:30 a.m. ... Read More »