Artichokes, Slaw & Slaw Dressing

Of the traditional salad dressings Cole Slaw is one of my favorites. Slaw dressing is commonly based on mayonnaise, and mayonnaise ingredients often include egg yolk which contributes subtle but significant flavor to both mayonnaise and Cole slaw dressing. Lately I’ve been enjoying making various sauces, dips, dressings, gravies etc. using cashew nuts for a … More Artichokes, Slaw & Slaw Dressing

Falafel With Jalapeño, Cilantro & Lime Dressing

Raw cashews which have been soaked for a few hours can be blended with various other ingredients to make a variety of delicious creamy sauces, condiments, dips and dressings. Nutritional yeast is an ingredient commonly blended with cashews to make a sauce which some perceive to have a cheesy flavor. Delicious as such sauces indeed … More Falafel With Jalapeño, Cilantro & Lime Dressing


We love artichokes but don’t have them very often because they’re usually quite pricey for the quality. When we see artichokes as good looking as these we buy them without even considering the price. The stems were thick, the petals were nice and tight yet the artichokes gave a nice squeak when squeezed. I see … More Artichokes

Nachos & Guacamole

Found some very small but mature tomatillos in the garden. A couple avocados needed to be eaten, and there were also a couple of sweet red peppers from the garden, so I decided to make guacamole. I put the tomatillos, peppers and a radish in a small food processor and gave them a coarse grind. … More Nachos & Guacamole