My brother was in a band in high school called The Unmundane. They were pretty good and had a nice little following. I have a couple of their CDs and a t-shirt I wear running. I also have the word “unmundane” in my vocabulary now. It snuck in there at a time in my life when I used either “random” or “sketchy” to describe just about everything.
I probably also used “wicked” a . . . → Read More: Unmundane Lentil Soup
This is a fast, delicious, and tasty soup. It’s a one-step recipe and a quick, light meal using the best of summer.
Creamy-Spicy Blended Gaspacho
Makes 2-4 servings
Amount Ingredient Preparation Where we bought it (* Union Sq. Greenmarket) 1.5 cups Pine nutes 0.25 cup Olive oil 0.5 Lemon Juiced 2 cups Tomatoes 4 – 6 large tomatoes, or more if cherry tomatoes; cut them up into pieces before blending Lani’s Farm * . . . → Read More: Creamy-Spicy Blended Gaspacho
This is definitely the best vegetarian chili I’ve ever had…at home or a restaurant. Thank you, Isa Chandra Moskowitz, for the great recipe. I’m usually a little disappointed in vegetarian chili. I eat it and feel virtuous for having a Meatless Monday, or whatever, but it’s nothing I get excited about. But this is amazing!! I swear you won’t miss the meat. The cocoa gives it incredible richness, but the chocolate flavor is very . . . → Read More: Holy Mole Chili
This recipe is our first foray into the new cookbook Slow Cooker Revolution from America’s Test Kitchen. If you like learning about what works in cooking and why, you will love America’s Test Kitchen (on PBS). It’s like Alton Brown but without the goofy theatrics (don’t take that as a knock, Alton). Their research into this book is essentially a reinvention of how to use a slow cooker to make easy but awesome meals. . . . → Read More: How to Make Fully-loaded Potato Soup
Our food storage situation was getting out of control. Half a duck fell out of the freezer and landed on my shoe-less toes. Random bags of grains leftover from this fall made getting the breakfast granola a daily battle. And somehow we had a whole shopping bag full of mushrooms in the refrigerator. Time to take charge!!
We sautéed two chopped onions (Paffenroth Gardens) with some garlic (Keith’s Farm) in sunflower oil (Stolor Organics). . . . → Read More: Dark Days: Attacking Food Storage Clutter