Eggplant Casserole

While trying to figure out how to use up some vegetables from our weekly CSA basket, we improvised the following, which was inspired by a time-tested eggplant Parmesan recipe and a cheese-less savory tart that mom makes. Ingredients 1 large eggplant 1 bell pepper, diced 1 medium red onion,...

Easy Vegetarian Cottage Pie

This is a quick and easy dish that captures the essence of the meat-based original. In our home it is often made on the weekend for a few days of quick suppers or portable lunches. Ingredients 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 Large yellow onion, diced 2 Medium carrots, sliced...

Savory Vegetarian Pie

This savory vegetarian pie gets its heartiness from the mushrooms and its richness from the red wine and butter. It is guaranteed to satisfy even the pickiest carnivores. Serve with a full-bodied red wine or your favorite stout. Serves 8 Ingredients: 7 medium-sized red potatoes 1 whole package Gimme...

Southwest Stuffed Peppers

This is a fairly standard stuffed pepper recipe, but I wanted to write it down with the proportions I used, since I just made this off the top of my head. This goes well with fresh guacamole and a little salad on the side. Serves 2-4. Ingredients: 2 Poblano...

Pesto Pasta with Peas

This alliterative recipe is a quick, easy summertime favorite. Serves 4 as a main dish or 8 as a side dish. Ingredients: 1 lb dried pasta, any shape 2 cups fresh English peas, shelled and blanched 1/3 cup fresh basil pesto (adjust to taste) 1 small in-season tomato or...

Veggie Sausage and Swiss Chard Soup

This recipe is adapted from one found in the Willams-Sonoma catalog. The quality of the soup depends a great deal on the quality of the faux sausage used. Of course, carnivores are welcome to use andouille sausage if they prefer. This soup is a great winter warmer, and can...

Bean Sprout Pancakes

I love savory pancakes, and these are a great Korean version. They are tasty served hot or at room temperature. Serves 6. Spicy Dipping Sauce 3 Tbsp Gochujang* 2 Tbsp soy sauce 1/2 cup water Whisk ingredients...

Wilted Cucumber Salad

This Korean side-dish is cool and crisp, a great accompaniment to any spicy meal. The recipe may seem complicated, but the steps are quite easy and this dish can be prepared with little effort while you are making the main part of the meal. Serves 4-6. Ingredients 5-6 small...