Ode to the Box Grater and Unconventional Latkes

I use my box grater most days. I’ve been grating carrots and rutabagas and making “latkes” with them. I’ve been grating beets and turnips and carrots and making a salad with toasted sesame seeds and a lemony dressing. I’ve been making celery root remoulade the classic French salad of grated raw celery root with a creamy mustardy dressing (though I use Greek yogurt instead of mayonnaise). I’ve b... Read more »

Fritters, Patties, Latkes & Savory Pancakes

...the trick.   Beet & Chickpea Fritters w/ Mint Black Radish Pancakes Broccoli Fritters Broccoli and Bulgur Patties Cabbage Pancakes (Okonomiyaki) Chard Patties Corn and Zucchini Fritters Curried Kohlrabi Fritters Fried Rice “Pancakes” Kohlrabi “Latkes” Kohlrabi & Parmesan Fritters Leek, Potato & Herb Fritters Mixed Vegetable Japanese-Style Pancakes Mizuna & Scallion Pancakes Rutabaga... Read more »

Recipes

...as well as recipes.   Ideas for: garlic scapes, tatsoi, sweet potato greens, fennel, fava greens, green garlic, chicories, Brussels Sprout greens, etc. How to integrate unfamiliar vegetables into favorite dishes? Fried rice, stovetop mac and cheese, sesame noodles, cauliflower mac and cheese, slaws, vegetable curry, latkes, beef stew, stir-fry   I have so much lettuce, zucchini, collard greens . . . ! Are vegetables ... Read more »

Recipes

...Radicchio & Mizuna Risotto Red Curry w/ Lots of Vegetables & a Little Chicken Red Lentil and Winter Squash Dal Rice with Peanut Sauce and Cilantro Rutabaga and Carrot Latkes Savory Bread Pudding Scalloped Potatoes Simple Vegetable Soup with Parsley “Pistou” Spaghetti Aglio, Olio, Peperoncino (Spaghetti w/ garlic, oil, hot pepper) Spaghetti Nettle Pie Stuffed and Roasted Pumpkin Tomato-Braised Collards and B... Read more »

Recipe New Look Test

Winter Comfort (Caldo Verde)

...any bits and pieces that remain in the crisper long after they’ve been purchased. My four-year-old and I devoured the rutabaga and carrot latkes I was writing about and he requested that I make them for lunch everyday now. They were just plain delicious. So I am consciously changing my recipe writing tone to promote these winter workhorses that are packed with nutrients, endlessly adaptable and combinable, and in season ... Read more »

Kissin’ Wears Out, Cookin’ Don’t!

...keep it. Chances are you can especially if you’ve gotten them from a farmers market or CSA box. Parsnips are wonderful additions to this veggie hash or these latkes. However, for a dish where they truly shine, try this light “cake” in which they are paired with celery root. Often gratins are heavy on the cheese and/or milk. However, in this version, some simple broth or stock (or veggie bouillon) provides the... Read more »

Kid-Friendly Meals

...Teriyaki Chickpeas & Pasta Coconut Rice with Corn Corn & Zucchini Fritters Cornbread Eggy Quesadilla (with Herbs) Fried Rice & CSA Fried-Rice w/ Bacon Lentil Soup Margherita Pizza Minestrone One-pot Tomato and Sausage Pasta with Greens Pasta Carbonara w/ Snap or Snow Peas Quick Broccoli Orzo Quick Mac and Cheese w/ Herbs (or Veggies) Rutabaga & Parsnip (or Potato/Carrot, etc. ) “Latkes” Spaghetti an... Read more »

Ode to the Box Grater and Unconventional Latkes

I use my box grater most days. I’ve been grating carrots and rutabagas and making “latkes” with them. I’ve been grating beets and turnips and carrots and making a salad with toasted sesame seeds and a lemony dressing. I’ve been making celery root remoulade the classic French salad of grated raw celery root with a creamy mustardy dressing (though I use Greek yogurt instead of mayonnaise). I’ve been making delicata squash pancakes and grated sweet potato and regular potato and…

Fritters, Patties, Latkes & Savory Pancakes

…the trick.   Beet & Chickpea Fritters w/ Mint Black Radish Pancakes Broccoli Fritters Broccoli and Bulgur Patties Cabbage Pancakes (Okonomiyaki) Chard Patties Corn and Zucchini Fritters Curried Kohlrabi Fritters Fried Rice “Pancakes” Kohlrabi “Latkes” Kohlrabi & Parmesan Fritters Leek, Potato & Herb Fritters Mixed Vegetable Japanese-Style Pancakes Mizuna & Scallion Pancakes Rutabaga & Carrot “Latkes” Savory Chard Pancakes (Farçous) Spring Onion/Scallion Pancakes Squash & Rice Fritters w/ Cilantro Yogurt Sauce Summer Squash Pancakes w/ Mint Zucchini & Rice Fritters…

Recipes

…as well as recipes.   Ideas for: garlic scapes, tatsoi, sweet potato greens, fennel, fava greens, green garlic, chicories, Brussels Sprout greens, etc. How to integrate unfamiliar vegetables into favorite dishes? Fried rice, stovetop mac and cheese, sesame noodles, cauliflower mac and cheese, slaws, vegetable curry, latkes, beef stew, stir-fry   I have so much lettuce, zucchini, collard greens . . . ! Are vegetables and herbs piling up, especially during the peak growing season?   Lettuce: Wash, store and…

Recipes

…Radicchio & Mizuna Risotto Red Curry w/ Lots of Vegetables & a Little Chicken Red Lentil and Winter Squash Dal Rice with Peanut Sauce and Cilantro Rutabaga and Carrot Latkes Savory Bread Pudding Scalloped Potatoes Simple Vegetable Soup with Parsley “Pistou” Spaghetti Aglio, Olio, Peperoncino (Spaghetti w/ garlic, oil, hot pepper) Spaghetti Nettle Pie Stuffed and Roasted Pumpkin Tomato-Braised Collards and Beans Tomato Bread Gratin Tomato and Goat Cheese Tart Tomato Paella Veggie Hash with Poached Egg and Salsa Verde…

Winter Comfort (Caldo Verde)

…any bits and pieces that remain in the crisper long after they’ve been purchased. My four-year-old and I devoured the rutabaga and carrot latkes I was writing about and he requested that I make them for lunch everyday now. They were just plain delicious. So I am consciously changing my recipe writing tone to promote these winter workhorses that are packed with nutrients, endlessly adaptable and combinable, and in season in many parts of the country right now. Today’s post…

Kissin’ Wears Out, Cookin’ Don’t!

…keep it. Chances are you can especially if you’ve gotten them from a farmers market or CSA box. Parsnips are wonderful additions to this veggie hash or these latkes. However, for a dish where they truly shine, try this light “cake” in which they are paired with celery root. Often gratins are heavy on the cheese and/or milk. However, in this version, some simple broth or stock (or veggie bouillon) provides the moisture and thyme, salt and pepper are the…

Kid-Friendly Meals

…Teriyaki Chickpeas & Pasta Coconut Rice with Corn Corn & Zucchini Fritters Cornbread Eggy Quesadilla (with Herbs) Fried Rice & CSA Fried-Rice w/ Bacon Lentil Soup Margherita Pizza Minestrone One-pot Tomato and Sausage Pasta with Greens Pasta Carbonara w/ Snap or Snow Peas Quick Broccoli Orzo Quick Mac and Cheese w/ Herbs (or Veggies) Rutabaga & Parsnip (or Potato/Carrot, etc. ) “Latkes” Spaghetti and Nettle Pie Savory Swiss Chard Pancakes Tomato Bulgur w/ Basil & Garlic Zucchini & Rice Fritters…