Tag Archives: vegetarian

Exotic Spiced Seitan & Pumpkin Kebabs

The broiler is the most underrated kitchen appliance. Everyone has it: that mystery drawer under your oven with the slotted pan in it. Is it a storage space? Grease-catcher? Who dares to crank the oven all the way up to … Continue reading

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Food Q&A: Can I Melt Raw Chocolate?

I have recently become addicted to answering food questions on foodpickle.com. Then, yesterday, I was psyched to get two food questions directly from friends. This is something I want to do a lot more of, so please, keep them coming! … Continue reading

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Babaghanouj with Chipotle and Caramelized Onion

I invented this baba to suit my tastes. My issues with traditional babaghanouj are: 1. If you halve the eggplants, roast, and scoop out their insides, you lose the yummy skin. 2. If you roast the eggplant in a boring … Continue reading

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My Old Local Hangout…Still Love It.

Punjabi Deli on First and Avenue A.

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Teriyaki Brussels Sprouts

I made these for dinner tonight and they were amazing. Didn’t even last long enough for a picture! 1 lb Brussels sprouts, cleaned and halved lengthwise 4 cloves garlic, peeled 2 tbp olive oil sea salt, to taste to finish: … Continue reading

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Cold Day, Hot Lunch!

Chickpea curry with forbidden rice and kaffir lime leaves.

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The Anti-Nutella

Let this be my official announcement: I joined the Whole Foods boycott. Beyond my outrage at their CEO’s current political stance, there were other, equally serious inconsistencies in their Earth & people-friendly image. (Check out The Omnivore’s Dilemma.) Despite the … Continue reading

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