Salads, Dressings, and Marinades

Go, Carrot Dog, Go!

April 20, 2013

Children’s picture book pop quiz: who wrote Go, Dog, Go!?  If you guessed P.D. Eastman instead of Dr. Seuss himself, you are ready to appreciate the quirky delicacy us plant-based eaters call carrot dogs. And if you didn’t guess P.D. Eastman, hang on. You may be convinced once you read the tail–oops, I mean tale– of […]

Read the full article →

Signs of Spring (and Lemony Kale Pesto)

April 5, 2013

For now, anyway, it looks like we’re getting an early Spring on the Palouse. Of course, in this microclimate the weather could turn on a dime, and the ground be covered with snow in late or mid-April. But for now, it’s here. While I can’t gather ye rosebuds while ye may just yet, since my roses haven’t even […]

Read the full article →

Vegan Versions: Lemony Pear Dressing with Herbs de Provence

March 2, 2013

Now that it’s early  March, all the pear sauce I made last Fall has been eaten. The fresh pears from my tree are long gone. All that’s left are the pieces of dried bosc pear you see in the photo. They may be last, but they certainly aren’t least. As we yearn for true Spring […]

Read the full article →

Tasty Colorful Kitchari Skillet Meal

February 21, 2013

This (very nearly)  fat free (and gluten and soy free) vegan meal started out by piecing leftovers together. I never would have thought to blog about it, except for the fact that I shared it with my dear friend Clark in the middle of a hectic day of moving, not sure he would like a […]

Read the full article →

Broccoli Slaw That Never Got Stir Fried

December 31, 2012

This time of year we start making promises to ourselves. But maybe some resolutions are made to be broken. Or the breaking brings us a happy accident we hadn’t bargained for. In honor of that kind of trickery, I guess I should call this an “unmake.” My best intention when her post first came out […]

Read the full article →

Japanese Sweet Potato to the Rescue

November 28, 2012

Like most fortuitous partnerships, my connection to Japanese sweet potatoes began as a happy accident early last Winter. Well, at first I didn’t consider it so happy, since it was the result of me shopping in the produce section of our food co-op without my glasses on. I thought I had grabbed a garnet yam […]

Read the full article →