Category Archives: salads

Garlic Scape Season!

Garlic scapes are finally in season! This is my third (I think) year in cooking with them and I love them more each go around. It’s a highlight when we spot them at the Farmer’s Market. Most people just pass them by, but a few people have struck up a conversation when they see what […]

Are You in the Mood for Mexican? Maybe Italian?

First up, this delicious cheesy dip, a tester for Robin Robertson. Check out the homemade chips on the side. I didn’t plan to make those, but it was make them from flour tortillas or run to the store. You can tell which idea won out. They are so much better homemade and I had no […]

Stuffed Potato, Salad and Seitanic Jambalaya

Stuffed Baked Potato The sauce on this potato is what made it. Trust me. It’s the Hollandaise Sauce from Isa’s upcoming book, Crack of Noon. Crack is right. Oops! The book is now called Vegan Brunch. I slipped up with the old title, but it serves my purpose so I’m keeping it. The potato is […]

Summer is Winding Down

Or at least it is on the calendar even if it isn’t on the thermometer! Last night’s dinner was like summer on a plate. I made those chicken seitan steaks we like so much, topped with the onion and parsley persillade. Persillade (said with a French accent, of course), is just onions, parsley, salt and […]

Asian Salad and Scones

I’ve been playing with cashews in sauces and dressings and having a lot of fun with them. It’s crazy, because I really don’t like nuts. But the creaminess and rich flavor of cashews is a great backdrop for all kinds of fun things. The latest is this Creamy Asian Dressing. Creamy Asian Dressing1/2 cup cashews1/4 […]