Category Archives: Vegetables

Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Driving home from a weekend away, we wondered why it was getting so dark. Sure, it was raining. Sure, there were overcast skies. But the real reason was because it was 4pm and the sun was starting to set. Welcome to Fall. It’s time to make soup. Continuing on the theme of butter becoming my [...]

Champignon Bourguignon

I could have called this post Why-Julia-Child-Would-Have-Good-Reason-To-Hate-Me Bourguignon but that’s nowhere near as catchy as Champignon Bourguignon. Please, say it out loud, or at least enthusiastically in your head, with your best/worst French accent: Champignon Bourguignon. Champignon Bourguignon. It’s especially fun when said with disgust, which I would guess is how most French people would [...]

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 [...]

Spaghetti Squash with Lemon, Butter and Sage

Can we all take a moment to applaud the spaghetti squash? Or maybe it’s Mother Nature that deserves our thanks? Either way, it’s a vegetable that cooks up like a noodle. It becomes noodles. And it’s a vegetable. That is pure delight. I love spaghetti squash and I don’t care who knows it. I’d shout [...]

Tofu Scramble

If tofu had a gateway recipe, it would be tofu scramble. It’s easy to make. Familiar. Highly customizable. It calls to you on rainy Sunday mornings. It gets you hooked and then suddenly you’re like a five-star tofu chef — freezing it and marinating it and making fancy things out of it. Thank goodness tofu [...]