Category for Snacks

Roasted Romanesco


It looks like green cauliflower from outerspace, but in actuality romanesco is a naturally occuring mathematical wonder. The spirals that form the head of the romanesco broccoli are a Fibonacci number sequence, meaning that

Roasted Curried Cauliflower


It’s unusual that something so tasty is also so simple to make. Cauliflower, which may be one of the most underrated vegetables in the world’s garden, is finding popularity now more than ever since

Young Carrot and Parsnip Fries


For our alternative Thanksgiving menu, we were looking for a vegetable that was a bit out of the ordinary to compliment our main course.  Instead of one, I found two. I purchased a bunch

Baked Stuffed Squash Blossoms (Gluten- and Grain-free)


Squash blossoms are popular in Mexican and Italian cooking, and it shouldn’t be surprising because the delicate beauty these edible flowers add to a recipe is undeniable. They are often added to soup, sauces

~ Stewed Figs with Plumcots


As the evenings catch a chill and the leaves begin to turn glorious reds and golds and browns, our appetites also begin to long for the heartier textures and flavors of Autumn meals. Yet,

~ All Hail the Kale Chips Gone Mexican


Kale has gone from being that dark green leaf with frilly edges that’s used to cover a platter and set other, more popular fruits and vegetables on to being the “it” green of the