Tomatillo Salsa

Black Beans, Guacamole, Corn Tortillas, and Cashew Cheese Sauce, topped with fresh Tomatillo Salsa.   Ingredients 8 ripe tomatillos 1 red bell pepper or 3 mild jalapeño peppers (or peppers…

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Mushroom Chorizo

Here’s a plant-based version of the spicy Mexican sausage that goes great as a foundation for soft tacos, burritos, lettuce wraps — just add your favorite toppings like grilled peppers,…

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Cashew Cheese Fondue

This is a gooey good, flavorful, cheesy, creamy rich sauce that is great with just about anything. 2 cups whole raw cashews 2 cups beer (optional) 2 cups water (if…

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AUTUMN RECIPES

Three Sisters Savory Pie

Three Sisters Savory Pie

The idea and inspiration for this pie arrived on Thanksgiving morning, just in time! It was ready by noon and served for dinner. I love the Three Sisters of Indigenous American Agriculture, the intercropping method of planting corn, beans, and…

Caramelized Leek Tart, vegan, gluten-free

Preparing for my IT’S ALL ABOUT FOOD interview with Ellen Ecker Ogden, I reviewed her book, The New Heirloom Garden. It’s beautiful. It has many recipes using heirloom fruits and vegetables but many are not vegan, and include cream, eggs,…

Sweet Potato Black Bean Soup

We had made a version of this soup while traveling using a store bought low-sodium vegetable broth. Once at home, instead of a packaged broth, I used herbs and spices to flavor the water instead. The sweet potatoes give the…

25-Day Magical European Tour