This morning I took a block of tofu out of the freezer to thaw, and pressed it for a couple of hours to remove a lot of the moisture. I also added hot water to raw cashew nuts and let them soak for a few hours. Carrots, potatoes, peas, cauliflower, onion and garlic were steamed … More Tofu Vegetable Pot Pie
I do quite well at using up leftovers and not wasting food. Today was leftovers day, which doesn’t exactly provide an abundance of fertile material for a blog post. Rather than follow my gut instincts to refrain from posting at all I am posting anyway, grasping at straws in a feeble attempt to portray it … More A Leftovers Post (fake news?)
If I was served this healthy Tex-Mex dish at a restaurant I would go back and order it again and again. It was that good. The red, yellow and orange bell peppers were chopped chunky style as was the jalapeño, red and white onions and mushrooms. The cauliflower and broccoli were cut into tiny florets. … More Veggie Fajita Tacos
There was a time when (for I won’t tell you how many decades) Friday night was without fail pizza night. Then suddenly we were burned out on pizza and it rarely crossed our minds… until a snow storm was predicted in the South where snow storms are not so common. Without forethought, as if something … More Friday Night Pizza!
Here is a simple vegetables and rice dish we had last week: cauliflower carrots celery frozen peas onions jalapeños orange bell pepper garlic feta cheese
Whoever first put cauliflower into a food processor and blended it to a grain-like consistency and used it as one would rice, tabouli, quinoa or semolina etc. came up with an ingenious idea. It turns cauliflower into an entirely different entity, unrecognizable as its actual self. I wondered if doing the same with broccoli would … More Stir-Fried Riced Broccoli