Bean Report: Mayocoba and Flageolet

 
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Beans. We eat beans all the time. And by that I mean mostly garbanzo beans (aka chickpeas), kidney beans, and black beans. I get them in the bulk section dry and make batches regularly to have on hand and to store in the freezer. But, during the pandemic, I started ordering from a little vegan grocer downtown called Orchard Grocer. They have all kinds of awesome products, pantry staples and items I can’t get locally. The last time I ordered, I spied Rancho Gordo beans on their list and ordered mayocoba and flageolet beans without knowing anything about them. Hello? Where have these beans been all my life??

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Chickpea Tagine

Hello from quarantine in New York City! It is May 4th and we are still under New York Pause which means we are working, schooling, cooking, playing and generally doing life at home. We go out for daily walks with our masks, social distance, and clap at 7pm because we care. It has been an interesting time in our lives. Turns out, I am still coming up with new recipes and I wanted to share this one. It was a big hit on Instgram! Here are the details…

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It’s My 9-Year Blogiversary + Cauliflower Piccata

I kind of can’t believe it, but I have been posting on this blog for 9 years now! Thank you to everyone who has been here from the beginning and along the way. Your support, feedback and conversation has meant the world to me. And it enabled me to have a platform from which I was able to write my book. It’s amazing how things go.

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Taco Tuesday: Charred Broccoli Tacos with Caramelized Onions & Jalapeños

I can’t believe that my book is going to be published in exactly one week! There is still time to preorder and receive a free ebook with a bonus recipe, kitchen tips and tricks and five party menus that will have you hit the ground running when the book comes! Click here for the details. Now, if you have been around this blog for a while, you know that Taco Tuesday is a real thing in my house. Every. Single. Tuesday. I am always looking for new ways to fill corn tortillas and this mix has become one my favorites. Just so you know, there are TWO brand new taco recipes in my upcoming cookbook! Read on for tonight’s idea…

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Book Report: The Plant Kitchen: 100 Easy Recipes for Vegan Beginners + 2 Bonus Recipes!

I love a good cookbook. Over the last nine years, I have featured over 30 books on the blog and some others on my Instagram. New books are coming out all the time – including mine! – and if you click here to order it, it will be in your hot little hands on Feb 4th! Anyway, today I am talking about The Plant Kitchen: 100 Easy Recipes for Vegan Beginners, Ryland Peters & Small. It is a great new addition to my bookshelf and will be to yours, too. Read on for details and two bonus recipes!

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