Flash in the Pan: Serendipitous Black Bean Spread (or Dip)

[Sometimes, you just want a dish that’s quick and easy–no fuss.  I’ve decided to offer a mini-post every once in a while, for a dish that comes together incredibly quickly or else is so simple to make that no recipe is required. Here’s today’s “Flash in the Pan.” (For other FitP recipes, see “Categories” at right).] […]

Glazed Tofu Cutlets with Ginger-Cilantro Pesto

Welcome back, Americans!  Hope you had a great July 4th weekend. And hello again, rest of the world! 🙂 As promised last time, today I’m going to share the main course that the HH and I enjoyed a few nights ago. Because I know that many of you are only today back at work, and perhaps […]

Oxymoronic Pasta Salad

  Y’all are familiar with oxymorons, right? (no, I’m not referring to your  neighbor who fires up that buzz saw at 6:30 AM all summer; or your coworker who spilled coffee all over your crucial report; or your Aunt Edna who practically yodelled the news that you were pregnant even before you told your best friend–those are all […]

Warm Butternut Salad with Chickpeas and Tahini Dressing

[Have you entered the Cookbook giveaway yet?  Choose any cookbook you like and you could win it as my Christmas present to you this year! Click here to enter–only one day left!] I meant to post about this recipe yesterday, but somehow, I’m, er, running a tad behind schedule.  How did I get so woefully tardy on […]

Flash in the Pan/Gastronomic Gift: Brazil-Nut Cilantro Pesto

[Sometimes, you just want to eat something now.  I’ve decided to offer a mini-post every once in a while, for a dish that comes together incredibly quickly or else is so easy to make that no recipe is required. Here’s today’s “Flash in the Pan.” (For other FitP recipes, see “Categories” at right).] For some […]

Swamp Thing Smoothie*

* Or, Oddly Alluring Blend of Mudlike Green Vegetables to Clear Your Sinuses [Don’t you expect a giant, hairy, muddy hand to suddenly lurch from under the surface of that liquid, and grab you?] I’ve enjoyed green smoothies for several years now, and they’ve always been a staple when I need a quick and nutrient-rich breakfast.  […]

Lucky Comestible 5 (5): “Ground” Tempeh in a Cilantro Curry Sauce

[I thought it would be fun to run a little series over here at DDD: I’ll profile one one of my favorite foods, or a food that I’ve recently discovered and enjoyed, over several days.  For this fifth edition, I’m focusing on cilantro. The series is presented on an occasional (and entirely arbitrary) basis, before I move on to the next lucky […]

Lucky Comestible 5 (4): Grain Free Hazelnut-Cilantro* Crackers

* Or use another favorite herb. [I thought it would be fun to run a little series over here at DDD: I’ll profile one one of my favorite foods, or a food that I’ve recently discovered and enjoyed, over several days.  For this fifth edition, I’m focusing on cilantro. The series is presented on an occasional (and entirely arbitrary) basis, before […]

Lucky Comestible 5 (3): Confetti Quinoa and Wild Rice Salad with Cilantro (or Parsley)

[I thought it would be fun to run a little series over here at DDD: I’ll profile one one of my favorite foods, or a food that I’ve recently discovered and enjoyed, over several days.  For this fifth edition, I’m focusing on cilantro. The series is presented on an occasional (and entirely arbitrary) basis, before I move on to the next lucky […]

Lucky Comestible 5 (2): First Loves: The Human, the Book and the Tofu*

[I thought it would be fun to run a little series over here at DDD: I’ll profile one one of my favorite foods, or a food that I’ve recently discovered and enjoyed, over several days.  For this fifth edition, I’m focusing on cilantro. The series is presented on an occasional (and entirely arbitrary) basis, before I move on to the next lucky […]