Monthly Archives: April 2012
A citrus glaze is a great way to enhance the natural flavor of beets. This is a great way to use beets when they’re plentiful at the farm market or from your home garden. They’re great in the winter, too. Serve this simple preparation warm or at room temperature.
This potato salad, combining white or golden potatoes and sweet potatoes is one I often make for company. It’s so pretty, perched on mixed greens and ringed with grape tomatoes and avocado, yet is incredibly easy to prepare. It’s wonderful for summer and early fall potlucks and other gatherings.
With the addition of tofu, this potato salad can be a flavorful main dish during summer months. Simple though it is, it’s always a hit with guests, and is a good potluck dish. Photos by Evan Atlas. Adapted from The Vegetarian Family Cookbook.
Potatoes, tomatoes, and green peas in a curry-flavored base add up to a luscious salad that’s most welcome in the summertime but delicious any time of year as long as you can find flavorful tomatoes.
We’ve rarely gone out for Indian food without including this classic cauliflower and potato curry among our selections. It’s a vegetarian/vegan standard. This simplified rendition comes together quickly, and the tofu mimics paneer, the bland, soft cheese found in some Indian dairy dishes. Photo courtesy of In My Box: An Exploration of My CSA Box.
Cinco de Mayo has become a day to celebrate Mexican heritage and pride (contrary to popular belief, it isn’t Mexico’s independence day) —and a delicious way to celebrate is with easy vegan south-of-border and Southwestern-style dishes. VegKitchen has plenty to choose from!
This quick and easy dish is a favorite in my cooking classes. Pasta stuffed with light and fluffy Almond Ricotta and liberally doused with marinara sauce is a truly satisfying entrée. Although this recipe calls for large pasta shells, feel free to substitute other large stuff able shapes, such as manicotti or cannelloni. Recipe adapted from […]
Not sure why, but vegan and vegetarian cookbooks rarely present many appetizer recipes to speak of, so hopefully you’ll find the wide array of choices here useful and appealing. A nice idea for entertaining (for the winter holidays or any casual occasion) is to offer a spread of hot and cold appetizers (instead of the […]