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Posts from ‘May, 2010’

Vegetarian Times Complete Cookbook: Pasta Salad for a Warm Evening

asparagus and carrots with pasta; chickpea saute with garlic and olives
You’ll have noticed that I haven’t posted in a while. You know how it feels when you’re busy all the time but if you stop and look back it’s hard to point to anything specific that quite accounts for all the time that passed? Yes, [...]

Still Life With Menu: More Veggie Goodness

Southwest salad with black beans and corn
I’m plugging along with the list; I’m not at all confident that I’ll finish by the end of June. I’m taking vacation time that last week, so I’m actually going to give myself through July 5, but even so, it’s not a sure thing. But I can at least [...]

The New Soy Cookbook: Fun With Coconut and Curry

curried tofu with spinach and tomatoes
Last week when I was picking up some groceries, I threw a package of extra-firm tofu into the cart. When I got it home I put it in the freezer; a day or so later, I put the frozen package in the fridge to thaw out. I do this once [...]

You Deserve Dessert! Don’t Mind If I Do

cream cheese brownies
Yesterday afternoon I felt like baking. I’m not sure why; it was close to 80 degrees out and muggy as anything. But I wanted to make goodies to take to work, and I had some cream cheese that I’d meant to use for cupcake frosting but I didn’t get to make the cupcakes [...]

Moosewood Restaurant Low-Fat Favorites: Light Veggie Goodness

zucchini saffron pasta
This is the pasta dish that I meant to make yesterday but saved for this evening. A good choice, as it turned out, since it was even hotter today and very stuffy. Last night’s hour-by-hour weather report forecast storms coming in by 4 pm, which would reduce the heat only a little but [...]

Eating Well Dessert Cookbook: Lemon Pudding, Rather Pretty

lemon pudding
I’ve had the Eating Well Dessert Cookbook for years, and I’m not sure if I’ve made anything from it. I’ve consulted it many times and have long admired its design: beautiful photos, clear and easy-to-read pages. Still, there was always an excuse. Oh, that calls for something I don’t have right now. Oh, that [...]