#VeganMoFo Day 12: What’s Spicy Without Capsaicin?

Ginger! It’s warm, sharp, tangy, and yet seldom burns the tongue and isn’t likely to inflame any pepper allergies. So! I made carrot-ginger-chia dressing (Salad Samurai recipe) to drench my lunch in. Mmm. It turned out a burnt orange shade because I used a purple carrot and a red onion – it’s what I had!…

Saturday quickies

It’s been a while since I felt like I was really in a cooking groove, but I’m getting back to it. Breakfast was a now-standby chickpea scramble from Isa Does It, with a side of braised chard and toast with Miyoko’s Double Cream Chive and sliced tomatoes. Reliably good. I woud’ve gladly made avocado toast,…

Friday night’s all right for stir frying

Usually I like to eat out on Friday nights – it’s always been a long week, I’m always tired, I always get home later than usual. But, well – I’ve been home all day, and I have an excess of tasty vegetables. Why not save money and the frustration of deciding where to go and…