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Roasted Vegetable Wraps

Roasted Vegetable Wraps Wraps are a burrito-like sandwich, with a wider variety of fillings and flavors than just Mexican. Wrap sandwiches first burst upon the lunch scene about 10 years ago and have been wildly popular ever since. These sandwiches are variations of traditional sandwiches (bread, cheese, vegetables, flavorful spread to moisten); but the bread… Continue reading Roasted Vegetable Wraps

Roasted Asparagus

What is spring without asparagus? Here is the best way to prepare the green-as-spring spring spear that looks like a miniature tree when standing on its end. Foolproof and fabulous, roasted asparagus is a hit at all parties and everyone seems to love it. No large pots of boiling water to deal with, no unpleasant… Continue reading Roasted Asparagus

Pumpkin Pecan Bread

Pumpkins are the fruit of a large herbaceous plant with long, vinelike shoots and curling tendrils. They have a silky, bright orange pulp that adds a delicate flavor and moisture to quick breads. Use a fresh Sugar Pie pumpkin (the small compact ones, not the Jack o’Lanterns) or other winter squash, such as a large… Continue reading Pumpkin Pecan Bread

Otsu Japanese Noodles

One of the basics of vegetarian cooking is taking advantage of the wide range of noodles and pasta. Soba, the Japanese word for buckwheat, is made from Japanese grown buckwheat flour. There are a number of types of soba, either 100% buckwheat or with part wheat flour added, even flavored with green tea powder or… Continue reading Otsu Japanese Noodles

Oatmeal Crisps

Everyone loves oatmeal cookies. These have no eggs and almost no flour, making a crunchy cookie. You can double the recipe. • 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) softened unsalted butter • 3 tablespoons organic granulated cane sugar • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt • 2/3 cup rolled… Continue reading Oatmeal Crisps

Jyoti’s Thai Vegetable Slaw

This is one of the most popular salads and requested recipes, a raw cabbage slaw with fresh herbs and peanuts, from Jyoti Freidland she used to make for the spring season in her vegetarian deli. Cabbage salads, also known as cole slaw, are crunchy and slightly sweet. Sesame seeds add an interesting mouth feel to… Continue reading Jyoti’s Thai Vegetable Slaw

Italian Asparagus Pie

This is an Italian recipe for an easy, yet impressive, asparagus tart. It is baked in a pizza pan, so it is a large, flat torta. For the dough: 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus extra for greasing the pan 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour, plus extra if needed 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup whole… Continue reading Italian Asparagus Pie

Indian Spiced Roasted Potatoes

Everyone loves potatoes. And spring is the time for medium sized red, white, and yellow Yukon Gold new potatoes. These intensely flavored potatoes are so delicious you almost don’t want to serve anything else with them. The coating of spices turns into a crisp layer once the potatoes are cooked. The addition of sea salt… Continue reading Indian Spiced Roasted Potatoes