Month: February 2009

  • Attention Shroom Lovers: Eat this! French Dip, à la Cafe Flora

    A few weeks ago, when Cathy and Chris were in town, we headed on over to Cafe Flora to celebrate Cathy’s birthday. Cafe Flora is a vegetarian restaurant that I had previously only visited for brunch; I remember the french toast being delicious, but when we’d go through the options for dinner places, veggie-centric locales […]

  • Big Steaming Bowl: Armenian Stew with Pilaf

    This recipe is from Moosewood Restaurant Low-Fat Favorites: a hearty vegetarian stew with Mediterranean spices atop a bed of bulgur pilaf. It was nice and filling, and delicious for lunch the following day. [donotprint] Chris says: So this *claims* to be an Armenian dish… Lisa says: We certainly never made this dish when I was […]

  • Agave-Sweetened Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream

    Lisa wanted to make ice cream again, and being a huge fan of both peanut butter and agave nectar, combined this recipe from David Lebovitz with this one from Joy the Baker to create this Agave-Sweetened Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream treat! Wow, was it good. Dangerously good. Pure-evil good. [donotprint] Lisa says: Hey, where’s […]

  • Kashmiri-Style Kidney Beans with Parsnips

    I found this recipe on AllRecipes while looking for a way to use the parsnips in our CSA box. The original features turnips, but I thought that the substitution would probably work out fine, and it certainly did. This is a really simple, flavorful recipe that seems very adaptable and would be a great way […]

  • Everything’s Better with Pork: Japanese Salmon Burgers

    I came across this recipe a few days ago on the Mixed Greens Blog, and it really caught my eye. Not only because it can be completely made with local ingredients, but because of the addition of pork to the salmon. It seemed that the ground pork would make for a really juicy burger, and […]