It was an amazing first class and I am so thankful for everyone that participated. We raised over $1500 making my (almost world-famous) Tomato Sauce and for those that couldn't join live, I have a detailed recipe below!
Can’t Stop, Can’t Stop the Beet!
Today I want to talk about how to think bigger about what you do with the "other" parts of the vegetable so they are as unique and delicious as the prized gem.
Reduce waste and elevate your cooking skills with homemade stock!
If you ever make quinoa, rice, beans, or sauces then you need to keep reading about how to elevate your dish and reduce food waste at the same time.
Butternut Squash – Sweet Potato Pork Chili
Football season is back! I'm a big Eagles (NFL), and Longhorns (NCAA) fan so weekends in the fall are always engulfed with exciting sports. So what better thing to do while I'm sitting on my ass drinking beer, then get some good smells brewing in the kitchen? Crockpot or slow cooker dishes are great for [...]
Grilled Carrots & Leeks with Black Bean Purée
I always have a fun time deciding what to make for side dishes and my favorite book for inspiration is the Vedge cookbook from the Vedge Restaurant in Philadelphia. On page 49 there is a recipe for "spiced little carrots with chickpea-sauerkraut purée." Boom! That was all I needed. The title was enough, all I needed [...]
Ginger-Garlic Mashed Sweet Potatoes
I don't know if I've ever met someone who didn't like mashed potatoes. For better, or for worse, it's an American staple. The interesting thing is that when you buy whatever potatoes from whatever supermarket, they honestly lack flavor. So you have to add a pound of butter, or cream, or sugar to make them [...]
Grilled Moroccan-Spiced Chicken
My Aunt Susan is super amazing and supportive. She just got back from vacation in Morocco. While she was there she was sending pics of her food and things she was learning for my inspiration. Lucky for me she is also the queen of gifts. So she very thoughtfully and selflessly brought back some of [...]
Seitan stuffed butternut squash
A delicious meatless Monday dinner - seitan stuffed butternut squash. The butternut squash this summer has been unreal. I've been eating butternut squash from HEB, Whole Foods, Trader Joes, etc. for years and they have never tasted like this.
Eggplant & Tomato Pasta Sauce
Ok folks, the moment you have been waiting for. My first recipe post! It's summer time in Texas and everyone is selling eggplant! This week at the farmers markets and farm stands, I picked up some from B5 Farms and Boggy Creek Farms. I've been making a ton of grilled eggplant, eggplant tacos, eggplant in my [...]