Fresh Nutmeg

Left: Whole nutmeg Right: The inside of the nutmeg after grating Have you ever worked with fresh nutmeg? I never did until I took my Rouxbe.com cooking course. I would normally buy a jar of ground nutmeg and use it in any of my recipes that call for nutmeg like my mother in law’s mini fruit cakes or […]

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Book Report: Awesome Vegan Soups + Bonus Recipe for Homemade Vegetable Broth Powder

I am never happier than when a new cookbook arrives in my mailbox. This week I got Awesome Vegan Soups by Vanessa Croessmann of the blog Vegan Family Recipes.

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Spiced Middle Eastern Inspired Green Bean Stew & Rice Pilaf

This dish has fast become one of my favorites. It’s inspired by the purple pole beans that I grew in my garden this summer and Selma, the owner and cook at Bloodroot Vegetarian, who taught me how to make my new favorite pie crust.

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Book Report: Chickpea Flour Does It All + Bonus Recipe

Today is the release date for the new cookbook Chickpea Flour Does It All: Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Vegetarian Recipes for Every Taste and Season. I was excited to get this book because I love chickpea flour. I make crepes every morning for my son and I use the same batter for my omelettes. I scramble it and use it to make […]

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