Spotlight on Spring Produce: Asparagus

Spring is here in the Northern hemisphere, and with it comes our eagerly-anticipated harvest of fresh spring asparagus. There’s nothing like crunching into a delectable, perfectly cooked spear of field-grown asparagus; the slimy, slightly grey-tinged jarred kind simply can’t hold a candle to it. Below are twelve carefully-curated recipes from some of the powerhouses of…

Recipe Post: Puff Pastry Garlic Cheddar Spirals

As I mentioned in a post last week, I do not make my own puff pastry. There’s really no need these days unless you’re doing it as some sort of flex, or you’re staging for a job in a bakery (and that would be super-mean of the potential employer to do to you). There’s some…

Recipe Post: Buffalo Cauliflower Wraps

I know I’ve been posting a boatload of recipes starring or including cauliflower lately (see my posts on Cauliflower Steak, Beer Battered Vegan “Fish” and Chips, Sneaky Veggie Mac and Cheese, and Cauliflower Cheese Pie), but I’ve been turned into a real convert about how versatile and delicious this humble vegetable can be. Move over,…

Recipe Post: Vegetarian Chickpea “Tuna” Salad Sandwich

I’ve been a vegetarian for a very long time; in fact, almost as long as I’ve *not* been a vegetarian. Needless to say, it’s been a looong time since I’ve eaten a tuna salad sandwich, but I feel like it’s a pretty safe bet to state that this does not taste like tuna salad whatsoever….

Back to Basics: Pantry Staples – Lentils

Now we’ve been dealing with the Virus That Shall Not Be Named for several months now, I feel like I may be somewhat late to the table with this advice. However, I feel that in this new year there may be a few people still out there who have decided the drive-through and Uber Eats…

Recipe Post: Sneaky Veggie Baked Mac and Cheese

This baked pasta and cheese has no less than five vegetables in it (cauliflower, broccoli, carrot, spinach and onion), and if prepared in this way you will likely get away with explaining to your picky eaters that any “green” bits are merely parsley, mwaa haa haa… Another great way to encourage adoption of a new…