Monthly Archives: November 2011
Bold-flavored pesto sauce is arguably the most celebrated use for basil. Here’s a basic recipe, just right for a good-sized amount of your favorite pasta. It’s also good used as a sandwich spread, as a change of pace pizza sauce or dressing for potato salad.
There are many excellent pasta sauces on the market, and they can’t be beat for convenience. But they can’t compare to a homemade marinara, and the wonderful aroma that will permeate your kitchen as it cooks!
Bold flavors mingle harmoniously in this flavorful dish featuring angel hair pasta with mushrooms and tomatoes. Serve with Mediterranean Bean Salad or a colorful green salad with added chickpeas.
Carbonara refers to a pasta dish made with bacon. To make this dish vegan, a bacon substitute in the form of smoky tempeh is used to augment this Italian classic. It’s made even tastier with lots of broccoli, and some optional asparagus. Photos by Evan Atlas.
This cranberry and apple relish adds vivid color to fall harvest meals, and is a nice change of pace from jellied cranberry sauces for Thanksgiving or Christmas holiday meals.
This delicious coleslaw is easy to make with pre-shredded cabbage (make sure to get the kind with added carrots), though you’re welcome to use a combination of fresh green and red cabbage, as suggested in the variation. This is welcome as an everyday salad, yet is festive enough to serve with holiday meals. Photos by Evan Atlas.
Delicata squash is delicious any way you slice it. Delicata, acorn, and butternut are three of my favorite varieties of squash. For delicata, wash it, cut it in half from top to bottom, then scoop out the seeds from each half with a spoon and slice into half-inch pieces. This squash is delicious simply steamed in a little […]
Here’s a simple recipe for tempeh that can be enjoyed year round — it’s baked in a tangy lemon-soy marinade. Delicious served on wilted greens. Contributed by Meg Wolff from her book A Life in Balance,* © 2010, Down East Books. Photos by Hannah Kaminsky.