Category Archives: Rice and Other Grains

Wild Rice Porridge

Show me something I can put maple syrup on and I’ll show you me abusing that option. While I stop short of spaghetti, I seek out foods where it is appropriate. Yogurt. Ice cream topping. Cereal. And this: porridge! Wild rice porridge can be a welcomed addition to your Thanksgiving spread. It is crock-pot friendly [...]

Brown Rice and Kale Gratin

OMG this is so good. Yes, I did just start this post as though it were a text message, but hear me out: this is absolutely delicious. I’ll even bet good money that it will become an immediate staple in your recipe repertoire. Seattle is culinaryly lucky in many areas like donuts, coffee and wood-fired [...]

Maple-Thyme Glazed Tempeh and Vegetables

I accidentally whipped up Thanksgiving and then topped it with more Thanksgiving and then was disappointed because I was just trying to make something autumnal. But these are the sorts of ups and downs one must endure when one has elected to have a cooking blog and such, therefore and without further ado. SO I [...]

Vegetarian Avgolemono (Greek Lemon Soup)

Confession: Prior to making this recipe, I never had tried avgolemono soup. The reasons: Back in my meat-eating youth, I suffered from a near paralyzing lack of Greek restaurants. I think it’s a common ailment for kids growing up in the middle of Wisconsin. Only cure: move. Move far away. And that I did. Well, [...]

Black Bean Bowl

Sometimes I get out of balance. Competing priorities. Picking the wrong ones. During these times I rarely cook. Relying on coffee for breakfast, going out for lunch and cereal for dinner. It catches up with me. I miss eating something warm. Something I made. With vegetables. Vegetables! Something where I’m being good to myself. This [...]