According to Bob’s Red Mill, “quite simply, ‘groat’ is the old Scottish word for the entire oat kernel (minus the husk). Steel cut oats are whole oat groats that have been cut into two or three pieces. That’s it.”… Read more
During our chilliest winter months, nothing hits the spot like a big hearty bowl of stew.
Made with sweet potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, and two kinds of beans, this one is as easy as can be, plus deeply flavorful and super … Read more
Not for me. That’s been my response (until now) to jackfruit, the trendy meat alternative that has even omnivores talking.
But now, I get it!
Jackfruit, as you may know, is an enormous fruit (like a huge spiky watermelon) that’s … Read more
I think a delicious bowl of hot soup makes the perfect meal, any time of year. Soup is just such good food, and this one is simple to prepare, and truly delectable over mashed potatoes. I especially love how the … Read more
This flavorful dish is my very uncomplicated version of a complex North African vegetable tagine.
Tagines are savory Moroccan stews prepared by slow cooking in a shallow cooking dish with a conical lid, and both the cookware itself, and the … Read more
I love potatoes so much that I’m always looking for new ways to enjoy them.
Here’s my current whole-food, plant-based summery potato salad. It’s simple, oil-free, and entirely delicious. Celery and red bell pepper brighten each bite with a little … Read more
Berbere Spice Blend, an Ethiopian combination of flavors, defines this wonderful soup. It’s a mixture of paprika, red chile powder, chile flakes, sea salt, fenugreek, ginger, black pepper, cardamom, cumin, allspice, cinnamon, coriander, nutmeg, onion, clove, and garlic, and it … Read more
I cannot seem to get enough butternut squash this time of year. I’m roasting it with onions, adding it to stews, and mixing it into risottos.
This soup is my newest obsession…easy, comforting, and delicious, with thumbs-up from all loved … Read more