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Potato Croquettes

Potato Croquettes

These Potato Croquettes are essentially breaded and deep-fried mashed potatoes; like fancy adult versions of tatter tots! Serve these as snacks with a mustard sauce or as sides with a meat and gravy dish. You can find Croquettes all around the world filled with a variety of different ingredients. Some […]

Cauliflower Chowder

Cauliflower Chowder

This Gluten Free Vegan Cauliflower Chowder is so good you won’t believe how healthy it is! Last week I published a Seafood Chowder recipe which was loaded with scallops, cod, shrimp, a base of vegetables cooked in bacon fat, and used crackers and cream to thicken the soup. This recipe […]

Homemade Vegetable Stock

Homemade Vegetable Stock

Homemade Vegetable Stock is insanely better than store bought and incredibly good for you. You could use scraps leftover from other recipes but I think it’s best with fresh vegetables. I have a nice vegetable winter soup recipe coming up that requires vegetable stock. I’ve tried so many different packaged […]

Homemade Pasta with Mushrooms

Homemade Pasta with Mushrooms

Homemade Pasta with Mushrooms in a White Wine Butter Sauce is such a warm and cozy dish to make in under an hour. Practice this with Buttons then hit the Farmers’ Market for Maitakes this fall! Homemade Pasta If you want to get right to cooking, go ahead and use […]

Eggplant Parm

Eggplant Parm

Fried planks of breaded Eggplant, fanned with melted mozzarella and topped with homemade tomato sauce. This is my favorite Eggplant Parm recipe. Fun fact – Eggplant is the original parm. Melanzane alla parmigiana or just parmigiana is what it’s called in Italy. Chicken and veal are American creations. From what […]

Orzo and Roasted Vegetables

Orzo with Roasted Vegetables

This quick little side dish of Orzo with Sheet Pan Roasted Vegetables is great for any night of the week. You could even double or triple this recipe and serve it at room temp for cookouts. Heck, it’s a great main course too! This is such an easy recipe and […]

Garlic Horseradish Mashed Cauliflower

Garlic Horseradish Mashed Cauliflower

Garlic Horseradish Mashed Cauliflower are the lighter and easier version of the classic Mashed Potatoes. Nevermind the health benefits as we’re using butter and cream here – but probably not as much as you’d use with Potatoes. I love Mashed Potatoes but I’m always trying to make a lighter version. […]

Lentil Pumpkin Stew

Vegan Lentil and Pumpkin Stew

This Lentil Pumpkin Stew is made with nutritious whole ingredients and totally vegan. We’re taking a bunch of veggies, cutting them up, and throwing them in a slow cooker. No flour, no dairy, we’re not adding any seasoning, and it should easily make enough to feed you for the week. […]

Penne with Tomatoes

Penne with Tomatoes

This Penne with Tomatoes recipe has very few ingredients and comes together as fast as you can chop them up. If you can’t get in-season local tomatoes though, well, you’re just not going to be riding on cloud nine with me. This is one of my go-to summer recipes that […]

Vegetable Primavera

Vegetable Primavera

Vegetable Primavera is a farm fresh take on a pasta free classic. With all the meat on the grill this summer you’re going to need some fresh veggies to go with! Even better, just make this all on it’s own and forget the meat. Who doesn’t get carried away with […]

Korean Fried Cauliflower – 2017 Game Day Snacks: Week 7 - Korean Fried Cauliflower

Korean Fried Cauliflower

I’ve been working on this Korean Fried Cauliflower recipe for a few months now. Fricken Nailed it! They’ve got a crisp, crunchy exterior, a slightly chewy interior, are just sweet and spicy enough with some bright acidic notes. This is a deceivingly simple recipe. You mix some things up for […]

Acorn Squash Pizza

Acorn Squash and Smoked Gouda Pizza

Oh yeah – Acorn Squash and Smoked Gouda Pizza is totally a thing. Why limit yourself to one vegetable to spread atop your pizza dough? We all have our favorite pizza toppings, right? Pepperoni, Sausage, Pepper and Onion, Bacon and Pineapple. My all time fav is freshly canned San Marzano […]

Roast Beet Sandwich

Roast Beet Sandwich

Are you a Beet lover or a Beet hater? Some people say they taste like dirt, I say they taste like delicious earth candy. I like playing with words and I like thinking about interesting ways to prepare common foods. Hopefully someone looking for a Roast Beef Sandwich will come […]