POSTED: December 09, 2013
I recently added a new vinaigrette to my list after lunching at a Mexican restaurant in West Berkeley called Tacubaya. It’s great to be able to search online for the recipe on the way home and then to modify it a bit to suit my taste. It is so basic [...]
POSTED: December 04, 2013
This was supposed to be a puree but it was more of a really tasty “mash” that was great with a big side of braised winter greens with chilies, garlic, and lemon. The recipe was inspired by one of my new favorite cookbooks “Vegan Eats World.” I am not a [...]
POSTED: November 27, 2013
After the turkey, mashed potatoes and pie are gone, this healthy stew will provide a nice contrast to the excess of Thanksgiving.
In the meantime, best wishes for a very happy Thanksgiving to all!
Mediterranean Vegetable Stew
2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 yellow onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, chopped
1/4 – 1/2 teaspoon [...]
POSTED: November 25, 2013
Stories about food banks tend to proliferate at this time of year. Donations pour in and people sign up to volunteer. It’s good to remember, however, that food banks provide crucial support for families and individuals all year long. And increasingly, they are shifting to providing fresher, healthier fare for [...]
POSTED: November 21, 2013
Here’s another very simple Thanksgiving side dish. And you don’t need to add a can of mushroom soup concentrate like I got when growing up. I steamed the beans rather than boiling them to help retain nutrients.
Garlic Green Beans
1 pound green beans, trimmed and cut however they look nice [...]