Root vegetables are definitely not the sexiest creatures out there. With much of their lives spent beneath the soil, they really don’t have anyone to impress beyond a few friendly earthworms. The trouble comes when they are removed from their muddy lairs and compared to their handsome above-ground vegetable kin. [...]
I’ve been on a dried bean and legume kick lately—meaning that I’ve been making a lot of recipes that start with dried beans or legumes. I’ve made things with dried beans before, but more often than not when a recipe calls for beans, I crack open a can.
There is no question [...]
We have a slight obsession with Trader Joe’s vegetable gyoza. Every time we have the opportunity to go to Trader Joe’s we stock-up on bags of these vegetable dumplings. Because they are so easy to make and are so tasty to eat, they’ve become a staple weeknight dinner entrée [...]
My mom came to visit us recently and in honor of her visit we put her to work in the kitchen. Well, not exactly; she and I had a great time together cooking up some new and old favorites. One of the old favorites we made was carrot cake.