Vegan MoFo Day 10: ¡Dale!

Today we’re taking inspiration from a favorite show. I have a lot of favorite shows, but for this I chose the Netflix revival of One Day at a Time, focused on a Cuban-American family in Los Angeles. I wanted to do this even before hearing the news that Pop TV picked it up for a…

Pupusas with plantains and black beans and curtido

Oh, it makes a pretty picture… I don’t think I’m quite adept with plantains yet. But this was a better outing than the Jamaican-style curry from a few weeks ago, where they were weirdly super dry. Probably helps that they’re in smaller pieces, stuffed inside a fat corn tortilla. Anyway. I remember the first time…

I just lost my job. Their loss, I tell myself. Onward and upward. Until the next thing comes along, I’ve got plenty of time to reinvigorate my cooking. While I have grand plans about poring over my cookbook collection, pulling out recipes I always meant to try but didn’t have the time or energy to…

#VeganMoFo Day 10: Something blue

Technically, food isn’t blue. But you can get pretty close: blue corn, blue potatoes, purple kale, red cabbage, black krim heirloom tomatoes… so why not combine them all in one dish? Organic blue masa becomes blue corn tortillas – yum. Purple potatoes and kale are sauteed with onions and garlic, then deglazed with water and…