Category Archives: Salty

Roast Cauliflower with Pistachios, Meyer Lemon, and Parsley

I’ve come a long way since only eating cauliflower when roasted with lots of orange cheese, butter, and breadcrumbs. Turns out I really like cauliflower in a whole lot of ways. While roaming the farmers’ market, my sister pointed out … Continue reading

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Pasta with Creamy Pumpkin Sauce

Halloween is over. Thanksgiving is over. Those pumpkin decorations need to come down and get eaten! Here’s a nice, simple sauce: creamy and rich but still light (and vegan). Roasted squash keeps in the refrigerator for a week or so … Continue reading

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One-Pot Carbonara with Kale

I was recently given the golden gift of a bunch of kale. Golden because it is unbelievably difficult to find in San Sebastian. I now have two other sources for kale – a fact I was unaware of as I … Continue reading

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Spring Bounty Hash

Since not working at the Farmers’ Markets every week anymore, I’ve been feeling a lack of inspiration in the vegetable department. I joined a CSA (Community Supported Agricluture) for the first time and it has quickly cured my uninventive vegetable … Continue reading

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Salted Chocolate and Nut Triangles

I made these for a vegan’s going-away fiesta and they were a hit. These were a quick and easy naturally gluten free and vegan treat- the texture was somewhere between fudge and a chocolate bar. I used chopped walnuts, pecans, … Continue reading

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Pancetta, Manchego and Caramelized Onion Biscuits

I’ve been working on a buckwheat biscuit recipe for quite some time now. I’ve had some successes and many, many fails. I thought I would have it all figured out by now but it’s still a toss up whether the … Continue reading

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Lemony Broccoli Soup (and garlicky too)

Best. Broccoli. Soup. Ever. I dropped by Springdale Farm on my way to work the other day¬†and saw some beautiful broccoli I needed to have. That’s odd for one reason: I don’t particularly care for broccoli. But it looked so … Continue reading

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Green Pea Pesto

I sort of fell in love with this pesto. I found fresh English peas and needed to have them. I had tomatoes, cucumber, basil, and mint in the garden and I had recently found Bufala Mozzarella (the easiest for those … Continue reading

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Creamy Green Gazpacho with Queso Fresco and Toasted Pepitos

When I was 13 my mother took my sister to visit colleges. That was also the week of Spanish class presentations at my high school. With my mother and sister away from home, I came home with a “recipe” from … Continue reading

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Salt and Pepper Cocoa Shortbread

I created these a long while back and brought them along to a picnic. I forgot all about them but my 3rd base-playing friend, LB, did not. She reminded me of how much she loved those cookies several times over … Continue reading

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