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Vegan Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

Vegan Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

This all started because of this miso cauliflower mac from A Cozy Kitchen. That was the original inspiration, but then the twist was to make it dairy-free. I’ve done it before with decent success, but it’s been years. Products are better. I was pretty sure […]

Basic Baba Ganoush or Smoky Eggplant Dip

Basic Baba Ganoush or Smoky Eggplant Dip

We were going to a dinner party. I wanted to bring something. I needed an excuse to finally make baba ganoush. Problem solved. I’ve read many a baba ganoush recipe, and frankly it always looked easy. Grill eggplant until it’s burnt and collapsed. Scrape into […]

Weekly Reads 24

Weekly Reads 24

I had a very┬ábrief trip to San Diego last weekend for Andrew’s mom’s birthday. It was a great time catching up with the fam, as usual. Highlights included an epic Spanish meal at Costa Brava, staying up way too late playing Cards Against Humanity, and […]

Watermelon Jicama Salad

Watermelon Jicama Salad

This hardly counts as a recipe, but it’s tastes too good not to share. The original recipe is supposed to have spice by way of a jalapeno or a serrano, but since this was for a crowd, I omitted. I also passed on larger amounts […]

Tahini Swirled Brownies

Tahini Swirled Brownies

Tahini can provide things such a subtle savory note. These tahini swirled brownies weren’t overwhelmed with tahini flavor in the slightest. The lack of gluten made them crumbly but also melt-in-your-mouth. So don’t expect your typical cakey or fudgy brownies with these. I’d been craving […]

Ginger Miso Chicken Meatballs

Ginger Miso Chicken Meatballs

I forget how I came across this Instagram account. It’s not really relevant. The fact is that I did and it’s chock full of farm life, beautiful produce, and these recipes. It doesn’t hurt that they’re local too. You might also be thinking “oh god, […]