Local Autumn Dinner

I found and made these delectable recipes for the rainbow chard and sweet dumpling squash (suitable substitute for acorn squash): Roasted Acorn Squash with Wild Rice Stuffing Recipe(I used a Seeds of Change Quinoa & Brown Rice ready-to-heat package in place of the “cooked wild rice mix” ingredient) Sautéed Swiss Chard Recipe Both are definitely […]

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Autumn Apple Recipes

… or, what to do with the 1/2 bushel of apples you just picked at the orchard. 🙂 I just love the fall season; the weather cools down, the trees change color, things slow down. And I love the harvest, especially pumpkins and apples. Here are a few of my favorite healthier apple recipes. German […]

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Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie

Freezing and pressing tofu gives it a chewy texture which adds textural variety to recipes. It’s a must-do for one of my all-time favorite dishes, Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie from Moosewood Restaurant (see below). But if you’ve pressed tofu in the past by placing between 2 plates and stacking all sorts of cans and/or books on […]

Vegetarian French Onion Soup

Today is the perfect, cool Fall day for soup. I created this fantastic adaptation of Anthony Bourdain’s French Onion soup, Onion Soup Les Halles Recipe – CHOW. Ingredients 6 ounces butter 8 large onions, thinly sliced ( or 12 small onions) 2 ounces port wine 2 ounces balsamic vinegar 2 quarts vegetable stock, I prefer […]

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