Tag Archives: 1.5 hours-ish

black bean soup

Black bean soup recipes can be found across my cookbooks, but I have yet to find one as satisfying as this one, adapted from Madhur Jaffrey’s World Vegetarian. She says this version hails from Costa Rica, and that it is … Continue reading

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When I was growing up in Philadelphia, we’d frequently go to this Greek restaurant on South Street (back before it was basically just a mall of condom shops and fast food). As I began to lean vegetarian, I realized that … Continue reading

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vegan peanut butter chocolate cupcakes!

This amazing recipe comes from Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World (thanks for the shower gift, Alexis!). They involve a chocolate cupcake with peanut butter frosting piped into the middle, frosted with a thin coating of chocolate ganache, and then … Continue reading

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coconut lemongrass seitan

Since we were having company on Faux Pho night, we decided to make a more ambitious meal, having the soup alongside a big hunk of fake meat.  I can’t believe I eat this much fake meat these days – but … Continue reading

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fancy! sharp macaroni and cheese

Yes, I know mac and cheese was trendy a few years ago, but it is a fabulous marathon-recovery-food. This version, from the New York Times a while back, is like a solid brick of really good cheddar with noodles embedded … Continue reading

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eggplant parmesan, healthier and inside-out

As a vegetarian, eggplant parm has often been the one thing I could eat on the menu – that, or some sort of portobello mushroom sandwich.  Although I got quite sick of it, this recipe is nothing like any other … Continue reading

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Beets with Lemon, Cilantro, and Mint

We had this amazing salad with a side of broiled seitan.  It’s adapted from Deborah Madison’s Vegetarian Cooking For Everyone, and she says it makes 4-6 servings.  It made 3 for us, but we could have easily added more lettuce.  … Continue reading

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