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Recipe: Greek Sweet and Sour Baked Beans with Tomatoes, Peppers and Mint

Posted August 1, 2014 by | 1 Comment | ]
Greek sweet and sour beans

Martha Rose Shulman was focusing on vegetables back when most vegetarian cooks were structuring their meals around brown rice and butter. She talks vegetarian history with Evan on this Saturday’s show.

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Vegetable Spotlight: Puntarelle

Posted December 18, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
Puntarelle from plant to plate

Puntarelle – Chicory elevated
If you’ve ever spent time walking the markets of Rome chances are you’ve seen thin curled slices of a celadon to white hued vegetable piled high or floating in a bowl of water.  Hopefully you had a salad of the puntarelle, a labor-intensive gift of fresh crunch with a hint of bitterness, often napped with a powerful anchovy garlic dressing. It’s …

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Vegetarian Recipe: Sunchoke Bisque with Pumpkin Seed Oil and Sunflower Sprouts

Posted November 14, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
_AUTHOR Madison_photo credit Laurie Smith

Much like Deborah Madison’s recipe for Butternut Squash Soup with Coconut Milk, Miso, and Lime, this bisque is a great staple for this time of year for those who love sunchokes. If you have never cooked with them before, she says that “a soup is a good and safe place to start.”

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Vegetarian Recipe: Butternut Squash Soup with Coconut Milk, Miso, and Lime

Posted November 13, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
Vegetable Literacy

This week on Good Food, Evan talks to Deborah Madison about Vegetable Literacy, Deborah’s new cookbook, that details “twelve plant families, their names, their quirks and histories, their relationships to one another, and some 300 recipes for how to cook and use them—simply and often intuitively.”
This recipe for Butternut Squash Soup with Coconut Milk, Miso, and Lime is a great staple to enjoy during butternut …

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Vegetarian Recipe: Maple-Sriracha Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Cranberry Wild Rice

Posted October 17, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
Maple-Sriracha Roasted Brussels Sprouts

With the first annual L.A. Sriracha Festival kicking off next weekend, there’s no better way to prepare than to consult a longtime addict of the famous bird sauce and co-organizer of the festival, Randy Clemens, who’s actually written two cookbooks dedicated to the stuff. Below is a recipe from his vegan sriracha cookbook, The Veggie-Lovers Sriracha Cookbook.

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Vegetarian Recipe: Mollie Katzen’s Brilliant Beet Arrangement

Posted October 14, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]

Mollie Katzen’s new cookbook, The Heart of the Plate: Vegetarian Recipes for a New Generation, is full of recipes that layer different textures.

In her Brilliant Beet Arrangement, Katzen roasts beets, combines them in the food processor with garlic-spiked olive oil, and spoons the mixture (she calls it Beet Crush) over Greek yogurt. She tops the dish with smashed pistachios and crispy fried lentils.

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Vegetarian Recipe: Mollie Katzen’s Autumn Vegetable Lasagna

Posted October 11, 2013 by | 4 Comments | ]

Four decades ago, Mollie Katzen wrote the seminal vegetarian guide The Moosewood Cookbook. She tells Evan Kleiman that the biggest change in vegetarian cooking over the last forty years is that vegetables have gotten a lot better. Eaters following a vegetarian lifestyle don’t have to rely as much on pasta, grains, eggs or dairy to create delicious vegetarian meals.
The shift is reflected in her …

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Recipe: Cherry Tomato Cobbler as Demo’d at The TasteLA

Posted September 3, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]

As promised,  here is the recipe for the savory fruit pie I demonstrated at The LA Times The TasteLA food extravaganza on Sunday.  I say fruit because, after all the tomato is a fruit which is one reason why this particular pie is so easy to throw together.  The tomatoes act like berries, bursting apart once the heat of the oven penetrates the pie. …

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Recipe: Spinach and Feta Pie

Posted July 29, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
Spinach Pie 5

George Abou-Daoud of Urban Garden gave us this Spinach and Feta Pie.

It uses filo dough, sumac, and a blend of herbs like cinnamon, cardamom, and coriander.

Abou-Daoud recommends using feta cheese from Greece or Lebanon. He says it’s much tangier than imports from France or Bulgaria.

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Recipe: Magic Layer Pie

Posted July 26, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
Photo by Robin Donovan

What happens if you’re on a camping trip and you suddenly have a hankering for pie?

According to Robin Donovan, you can put one together in the middle of the woods. All you need is a campstove and a skillet, and you can make a Magic Layer Pie based off the classic Seven-Layer Bar.

We found Donovan’s pie in her book Campfire Cuisine: Gourmet Recipes for the Great Outdoors.