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How to make Pickles (or Pickle any Vegetable!)

1 pound  fresh vegetables, such as cucumbers, carrots, green beans, summer squash, or cherry tomatoes 2 sprigs  fresh herbs, such as thyme, dill, or rosemary (optional) 1 to 2 teaspoons  whole spices, such as black peppercorns,…

Roasted Rainbow Carrot Recipes

Butter Roasted Glazed Rainbow Carrots 1/5-2 pounds carrots 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 3 cloves garlic, minced or grated 1 1/2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons coarsely…

Buttercrunch Salad with Red Radishes

5 teaspoons white balsamic vinegar 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Coarse salt and ground pepper 2 heads buttercrunch lettuce, washed and dried 6 radishes, trimmed and thinly sliced 1 large carrot, peeled and cut into…

Mirepoix Recipes

Mirepoix Base A common, quick way to cook mirepoix is to brown the onions and carrots together on medium-high heat (sauté) and then add the celery, cooking until soft. This develops a deeper flavor profile, and is especially delicious in soups.…

Easy Dairy Free Butternut Squash Soup

Easy, Dairy-Free Butternut Squash Soup 1 medium yellow onion, chopped (about 1 cup) 1 celery rib, chopped (about 3/4 cup) 1 carrot, chopped (about 3/4 cup) 2 Tbsp. butter 1 butternut squash, peeled and chopped, seeds discarded…

Kohlrabi, Carrot and Apple Slaw

  Kohlrabi, Carrot and Apple Slaw 2 Kohlrabi 1 Apple, preferably a tart green one 2 Carrots 1 1/2 Tb Honey 1 1/2 Tb Grainy Mustard 5 Tb Olive Oil 2 Tb White Wine Vinegar   Peel the kohlrabi until…

Corn and Potato Chowder with Fresh Parsley

Corn and Potato Chowder with Fresh Parsley (Dinosaur Bar-B-Que) 1 tablespoon butter 1/4-pound bacon, diced 1 cup chopped onion 3/4 cup chopped green pepper Kosher salt and black pepper 1 tablespoon minced garlic 2 tablespoons…

Fresh Spinach Dip

Fresh Spinach Dip 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup shredded carrot (from about 1 medium carrot), finely chopped 1/2 cup yellow onion, small dice 2 medium garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more as needed …

Edamame with Miso Dressing on Endive Leaves

Edamame with Miso Dressing on Endive Leaves 8 ounces frozen, shelled edamame 3/4 tablespoons white miso paste 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon zest 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 tablespoon freshly squeeze orange juice …

Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers 1 medium onion, finely chopped (1 cup) 2 Tbs. olive oil 2 ribs celery, finely chopped (½ cup) 1 Tbs. ground cumin 2 cloves garlic, minced (2 tsp.) 1 10-oz. pkg. baby spinach 2 15-oz. cans diced tomatoes,…

Fried Brown Rice with Scallions and Eggs

Fried Brown Rice with Scallions and Eggs 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 small yellow onion, cut into 1/4-inch dice 2 medium carrots, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch dice 6 scallions, white and green parts separated, both parts thinly sliced 2…

Shanghai Noodles with Chicken and Bok Choy

Shanghai Noodles with Chicken and Bok Choy 1 lb. fresh Chinese egg noodles 1 Tbs. Asian dark sesame oil 2 Tbs. peanut or canola oil 1 garlic clove, minced 1 Tbs. finely grated fresh ginger 1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes 3 cups wide…