Category Archives: Vegetarian & Vegan

We can pickle that!


If you love pickles like we do, you’ve pretty much always got several jars in your fridge. In addition to cukes, we’ll typically have store bought capers, olives, and pepperoncini. That list is a great source for fridge pickling brine … Continue reading

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Anthony Bourdain hates your garlic press.


In his epic tell all, Kitchen Confidential, my favorite kitchen kermudgeon, Anthony Bourdain, had this to say about garlic. “Garlic is divine. Few food items can taste so many distinct ways, handled correctly. Misuse of garlic is a crime. Old … Continue reading

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Simply Super Salad


We’ve got pals coming over tonight for dinner and some guitar playing. We’ll be doing a nice surf and turf with grilled Angus beef and butter poached true cod; for stuff that rich, you really need a refreshing salad that’ll … Continue reading

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Maitake Madness


Also known as Hen of the Woods, Maitakes are a fabulous treat. Continue reading

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