From cabbagetown cafe cookbook recipes

Cashew Chili

In a soup pot, heat the oil. Add onions, garlic and bay leaf and saute for about 3 minutes. Add the green peppers and celery and cook until the vegetables are tender but still crisp, approximately 3-5 minutes

Shredded Apple-Date Cake

Lightly oil a 10" round deep pan, and set the oven rack to middle of the oven position. In a food processor bowl, or by hand, chop the dates and pecans together until they look almost like crumbs