October 2011

Tuscan tomato chickpea stew with kale

October 27, 2011
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Chickpeas, tomatoes, and kale are no strangers on this blog. Here is yet another variation of how you can prepare them. I got the idea for a “Tuscan tomato chickpea stew” from the wonderful Satsuma Cafe in the Bywater. If you live in New Orleans and haven’t checked them out, you should! I stopped by [...]

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Homestyle red lentil soup

October 19, 2011
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Happily, I’ve made a few changes lately that have enhanced my life.¬†First, I painted my bedroom a gorgeous color of aqua, which is a huge improvement from the blah-brown that it was. It may seem trivial, but it makes me feel good whenever I enter. One shift in my cooking lately – brought on by [...]

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Turnips in Coconut and Mustard Seed Curry with Basmati Rice

October 5, 2011
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I’m posting a bit more frequently this month (as are many other bloggers) and as part of that effort I want to bring you some of the gems I find from around the web. I happened to catch an episode of the Splendid Table on NPR over the weekend, and one of the guests intrigued [...]

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Saucy sauteed peppers and onions with millet

October 4, 2011
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First off, I was glad to know there was an interest in my favorite mac ‘n cheese recipe! I’m glad to share some of the gems I find from around the internet and hope to do more of that later this week. Second, thank you to the good folks at Apartment Therapy’s The Kitchn for [...]

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The best mac ‘n “cheese” recipe

October 2, 2011
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Everyone needs a good mac ‘n cheese recipe in their arsenal – even if you eat a plant-based diet! There are so many plant-based versions out there, and I’ve tried quite a few of them. Unfortunately, the recipe that I first started making and enjoying out of the Veganomicon cookbook is not universally liked in [...]

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