April is my birth month. Perhaps that I why I have such an affinity for what grows now: asparagus, sugar snap, and English, peas, bitter greens such as dandelion, nettles and lemony sorrel. Feel free to add any of them to this dish. When I first tasted quinoa, more than 20 years ago now, I fell for it- hard. There were few recipes that stood
Thanksgiving is one holiday where I like to get people thinking about traditional, native foods. Wild rice is one of them. This recipe pairs wild rice with fresh and dried fruit, spices, nuts and sherry. It is delicious the first day and for a few days after. I try to claim as many leftovers as I can but my mother-in-law always asks to take some
Thank you to the following for reviewing Vegan Under Pressure and featuring the Herbed Polenta recipe on your blogs. The Herbed Polenta recipe is below and on page 70 of Vegan Under Pressure. Amy Fothergill, The Family Chef Barbara Schieving, Pressure Cooking Today added sundried tomatoes to her polenta, and Kat Moss Mendenhall, KatMendenhall.com added sundried tomatos and olives. Print Yum Herbed Polenta – Vegan Under
Get ready for a month of recipes from my long overdue Vegan Under Pressure blog tour/reviews. I will be posting three recipes every week. The first recipe is 4C’s Warm Rye Berry Salad. Thank you Bryanna Clark Grogan from Vegan Feast Kitchen for reviewing Vegan Under Pressure and featuring many of the recipes including 4 Cs Warm Rye Berry Salad on your blog. The recipe
Pressure Cooked Pumpkin Pie-Spiced Steel Cut Oats from Vegan Under Pressure It was just over a year ago that we did the photo shoot for my next book Vegan Under Pressure in a very frigid New York City. These Pumpkin Spice Steel Cut Oats made a wonderful breakfast for those in attendance, which included me. Adding the spices gives the steel cut oats an even
Over at Pinch My Salt people are going ga ga over steel cut oats. And they have to cook them for at least 25 minutes. I, too, like steel cut oats and in fact Alex of the Facebook group Lorna Sass is my homegirl reviewed my DVD and saw that I have a recipe for a cooked cereal. He asked about cooking steel cut oats.
I recently spoke to a group of vegans, vegetarians and those who want to eat more vegetarian food at Osmosis Day Spa and Sanctuary. I had a great time and got such wonderful questions. One of them was, “Why should I cook my rice (or maybe anything else) in a pressure cooker when I already know how to cook it on the stove top and
Quinoa Summer Squash Pilaf Serves 4 Quinoa is terrific any way that it is prepared. Here it is paired with summer vegetables and Asian seasonings. If there’s anything that I use that you don’t like, feel free to make substitutions. 1 cup quinoa 1 medium onion, diced 1 medium red pepper, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1-2 teaspoons grated ginger 1 3/4 cups vegetable broth