Tag Archives: vegetarian cooking

Hungarian Mushroom Soup

Hungarian Mushroom Soup Hungarian Mushroom Soup is one of my favorite soups of all time. Rich, creamy and warming, this soup can mend marriages, turn cloudy days into sunny ones, and conjure a basket of kittens at will. Also, it tastes really good. Especially when it rains. The inspiration for today’s recipe comes from a […]

Roasted Mushroom, Eggplant and Tomato Sauce

A mostly hands-off sauce made in the oven, then finished off on the stove top, mushrooms, eggplant and fresh tomatoes cooked down into a simple, chunky sauce is a favorite that warms the house during the cooler, late summer nights. Delicious all by itself, or on chicken, seafood, over grains, and of course, on pasta. […]

White Bean Kale Salad with Tahini Dressing

Ingredients: Garlic Croutons (optional) 2 cups white or wheat bread, cubed (day old is best) 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 tsp garlic powder 1/4 tsp sea salt 1/4 tsp black pepper Beans 1 15-ounce can white or butter beans, rinsed and drained Juice from 1/2 lemon 1 tbsp olive oil 1/4 tsp sea salt 1 […]

Roasted Carrots and Red Onions with Fennel and Mint

This dish looks as good as it tastes and can brighten up any dreary weather day!  Ingredients: 2 bunches of small carrots, peeled, and cut into 3-inch pieces 2 large red onions, each cut into 8 wedges 1 fennel bulb cut into 1/2 inch wedges 4 tablespoons of olive oil kosher salt and freshly ground […]

Seared Mushrooms with Garlic and Thyme

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 12 ounces of mushrooms (oyster, shiitake) cut into large pieces 4 tablespoons of unsalted butter, cut into pieces 2 sprigs of fresh thyme 2 garlic cloves, crushed Salt and pepper Instructions: 1.  Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high until just beginning to smoke. 2. Arrange mushrooms in skillet […]

Roasted Squash and Arugula Salad

This salad combines the sweet taste of the delicata with the spiciness of arugula. It is an easy salad that can be the main dish or a great side. Ingredients: 4 small delicata squash 2 tablespoons of coconut oil 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 1/4 teaspoon of chili flakes 1 teaspoon maple syrup 1 […]

Pickled Beets

Ingredients: 5 pounds beets 5 cups apple cider vinegar 2.5 cups water 2.5 cups sugar 1 large onion, cut into 1-inch dice 5 bay leaves 1 tablespoon whole black peppercorn 2 tablespoons dried dill 1 tablespoon whole corriander 1 tablespoon whole red pepper flakes 1 tablespoon whole anise seeds 2 full sprigs fresh rosemary Instructions: […]

Spaghetti Squash Pasta

Spaghetti squash can be daunting: It’s big. It’s brightly colored. It claims to be pasta. It turns out, it’s easy to cook and fun to eat. Just don’t expect a hearty Italian dish to be the same with squash as it would with pasta. Go into this meal with an open mind, and I think […]