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Mustard Flavored Celeriac and Sweet Red Peppers

Ingredients: Sea salt to taste 1 medium (1 pound) trimmed and peeled celeriac, cut into 3/8-inch matchsticks 2 medium sweet red peppers, sliced into 3/8-inch strips Dressing: 1 cup water ½ cup apple cider vinegar ¼ cup white vinegar 2½ tablespoons dry mustard 2½ tablespoons olive oil Sea salt and freshly ground pepper Directions: 1. [...]

By | 2017-04-03T10:00:24+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Recipes|Comments Off on Mustard Flavored Celeriac and Sweet Red Peppers

Russian Cabbage Apple Soup

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ head Savoy cabbage, cut into ½-inch strips 1 medium carrot, sliced 1 rib celery, sliced 1 small parsnip, sliced 6 cups cold water 1 medium beet, peeled and cut into small cubes 1 small sweet pepper, chopped 1 medium tomato, chopped 2 large cloves garlic, chopped 1 tablespoon finely [...]

By | 2016-10-24T12:18:51+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Recipes|Comments Off on Russian Cabbage Apple Soup

Summer Squash All’ Insalata

Ingredients: ½ cup water 1 small garlic clove 1 fresh pepper of choice, split into quarters (Hot is good!) 4 tomatoes, cut into chunks Sea salt 1½ pounds summer squash ½ teaspoon lemon zest 2-3 tablespoons olive oil Juice of 1 lemon Directions: 1. Combine water, garlic, pepper, and tomatoes in a large skillet over [...]

By | 2016-10-04T13:27:24+00:00 October 4th, 2016|Recipes|Comments Off on Summer Squash All’ Insalata

Cucumber Salad

Ingredients: 1-2 cucumbers 1 small sweet pepper, any variety, finely diced 3 scallions, including the greens, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons chopped dill 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro 1½ tablespoons rice vinegar Sea salt and freshly ground pepper Directions: 1. Mix the herbs, vinegar, scallions and sweet pepper in a medium to large bowl. 2. Score the [...]

By | 2016-09-28T07:35:55+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Recipes|Comments Off on Cucumber Salad

Roasted Peppers and Tomatoes with Herbs and Capers

Ingredients: 4 red Hungarian peppers 1-2 large tomatoes, or 1½ pounds smaller ones 6 flat-leaf parsley sprigs 1 tablespoon marjoram, or 12 large basil leaves 1 plump garlic clove 2 tablespoons capers, rinsed 12 Nicoise olives, pitted 3 tablespoons olive oil, plus extra for the dish Sea salt and freshly ground pepper Directions: 1. Roast [...]

By | 2016-09-28T07:35:41+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Recipes|Comments Off on Roasted Peppers and Tomatoes with Herbs and Capers

Gypsy Pepper and Cucumber Salad

This recipe is adapted from World Vegetarian by Madhur Jaffrey Ingredients: 2 Gypsy peppers, seeded and cut into ¼-inch cubes 1-2 medium cucumbers, thinly sliced (peel if desired) 1 medium ripe tomato, cut into ¼-inch cubes 4 teaspoon lemon juice 2 tablespoons olive oil ¾ teaspoon sea salt Freshly ground pepper Directions: 1. Combine all [...]

By | 2016-09-19T13:13:31+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Recipes|Comments Off on Gypsy Pepper and Cucumber Salad

Black Bean-Poblano Salsa

Ingredients: 2 cans organic black beans ¼ cup red onion, minced 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tablespoon red chili, finely ground ½ teaspoon ground cumin ½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped 2 Poblanos, seeded and minced ½ cup sweet red pepper, small dice Juice of 3-4 fresh squeezed limes Directions: 1. Drain the black beans and [...]

By | 2016-09-13T13:34:02+00:00 September 12th, 2016|Recipes|Comments Off on Black Bean-Poblano Salsa

Cauliflower and Peppers

With this recipe, I like a mix of Poblanos, Corno di Toros, Padrons, and Hungarian peppers. It makes a spicy, tasty combination. Ingredients: 3 cups cauliflower, divided into 1-inch florets 3 cups mixed peppers, cut into 1-inch squares 2 tablespoons safflower oil 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 cup onion, ¼-inch slices 1 tablespoon ginger, peeled [...]

By | 2016-09-07T07:53:00+00:00 September 5th, 2016|Recipes|Comments Off on Cauliflower and Peppers

Very Much Marinated Potatoes

Ingredients: 6 medium potatoes 2/3 cup olive oil ¾ red wine vinegar A generous dosage of freshly ground black pepper 1½ teaspoons sea salt 3 scallions, white and greens, finely diced 1 small red or orange sweet pepper, sliced thinly ¼ cup finely minced parsley chunks of ripe, red tomato Directions: 1. Scrub the potatoes. [...]

By | 2016-07-05T14:01:27+00:00 July 4th, 2016|Recipes|Comments Off on Very Much Marinated Potatoes

Potato Tikki with Cilantro Chutney

Ingredients: 2 large potatoes ¼ cup chopped almonds, slightly toasted ¼ cup minced sweet red pepper 1-2 jalapenos, seeded and minced ½ tablespoon fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons fresh minced cilantro 1½ tablespoons arrowroot Freshly ground pepper Sea salt Olive oil for pan frying 1 cup finely shredded romaine lettuce Almond-Cilantro chutney Directions: 1. Boil [...]

By | 2016-06-20T10:23:55+00:00 June 13th, 2016|Recipes|Comments Off on Potato Tikki with Cilantro Chutney