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Braised lentil recipe from Food52 takes them to new level. It sounds like hyperbole, but a just-published book truly is likely to change the way you cook. Food52 Genius Recipes is a collection of recipes that challenge the traditional way of doing things, with smart, delicious results. Many of the recipes have in recent years become Internet sensations, getting people talking because of their unusual twists on technique.

The book includes, for example, Marcella Hazan’s three-ingredient tomato sauce, Jim Lahey’s no-knead bread and Nigella Lawson’s dense chocolate loaf cake, which is made with more than a cup of boiling water. Yotam Ottolenghi’s recipe for Black Pepper Tofu, included in the book by Kristen Miglore, is not my favourite Ottolenghi recipe for flavour – I found it almost too peppery to enjoy – but I will probably never sauté tofu again without the “genius” touch of first dredging the cubes in a bit of cornstarch, which resulted in them getting golden and crispy on the outside, while pillowy and tender on the inside. Braised lentil recipe from Food52 takes them to new level.

Crispy Salt-and-Vinegar Potatoes Recipe. Whole Oven-Roasted Cauliflower - Vegetarian Genius Recipe. Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius. Today: Cauliflower becomes centerpiece, and a stunning vegetarian main is born. As you already know, cauliflower takes well to roasting. All those clammy, starchy crevices get nutty and sweet and come into their own -- catching oils, crisping, browning, basking. But here's a twist: you don't even need to floret it first.

Like a chicken, a cauliflower is roastable by design. It's not quite as simple as chucking it in the oven as-is -- although you could do that. "I started making the whole roasted cauliflower two years ago after returning from a trip to Israel. " More: Genius, 3-ingredient cauliflower soup from Paul Bertolli. At Shaya's New Orleans restaurant Domenica, this means sous-vide, then an 800° F pizza oven.

First, you'll make a quick winey, punchy broth. Once it's hot, lower in your cauliflower to poach for about 15 minutes. Serves 4 to 6 Kristen Miglore. Heidi Swanson's Chickpea Stew with Saffron, Yogurt, and Garlic. Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius. Today: A spring vegetarian chickpea soup that's lush in all the right places (but won't lull you to sleep). When I say chickpea stew, you might think of some burly concoction, full of assorted falling-apart vegetables, ladled into crocks at the co-op.

I did, at least. And then I thought: not now. November. But this soup has more in common with avgolemono than goulash, and it's exactly what you need right now. It comes from Heidi Swanson's Super Natural Every Day and, like so many of Swanson's recipes, feels revitalizing and pure without careening into asceticism. Yes, this is chickpeas, humbly, in broth. "Close your eyes and you will think that it is cream based. She's right -- if you've ever made a complex tagine or paella and been uncertain what the saffron tastes like and why you paid good money for it, lay it on a canvas of chickpeas and creamy broth. Whiskey-Glazed Carrots. Oh, how I love Glazed Carrots—they’re so easy to make and yield such a delightful and impressive result. Bright, colorful, and scrumptious, they’re equally appropriate for a Tuesday evening dinner by yourself or for an elegant Thanksgiving or Christmas Spread.

Oh, how I love Whiskey—I just thought I’d throw that in. If Ga-Ga‘s reading today, I want to give her something to stew over. She needs a little pick-me-up. Yesterday I decided I wanted to do a glazed carrot recipe for the site today, but wanted to set out to make a variation on the same old butter-sugar theme. One delicious twist on the old standard is to use orange juice in the glaze, and I almost went that route… Until my boring hazel-green eye caught a glimpse of the big ol’ bottle of Jack Daniels sitting on my kitchen counter.

Then I took a great big swig and got started. I didn’t really take a swig. I love that movie. The Cast of Characters: Carrots, Butter, Brown Sugar, Whiskey (Jack Daniels works well), Salt and Pepper. Oh. Punjabi Buttermilk Stew with Spinach Dumplings recipe on Food52.com. White Bean Soup + Spiced Sweet Potato Fries. We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there. Today: Discover the magic of weeknight shortcuts. Sometimes you have time to soak dried beans and let them simmer until they're plump and flavorful. Sometimes you have time to get out your heaviest pot and a gallon of oil and deep fry crispy fries.

And sometimes it's Monday night and you don't have time for any of that. When you need a comforting, soul-warming meal in under an hour and you don't want to sacrifice flavor, that's when you have our permission to cheat. Replace dried white beans with canned ones and cut the cooking time in half. Go ahead and use shortcuts -- it is Monday, after all.

The Menu Take advantage of our handy grocery list and game plan, or click the recipe photos or titles to see (and save and print) the full recipes. White Bean Soup by Merrill Stubbs Southwestern Spiced Sweet Potato Fries by TasteFood The Plan. Naughty & Nice Vegan Enchilada Casserole. Welcome to Day 1 of the 12 Days of Healthy Dinner Recipes! I’m excited to bring back the healthy meals over the holidays. Sometimes, I have to remind myself that the time I spend preparing dinner is redeemed with quick, effortless lunches in the days ahead. It all balances out in the end. First up, is a delicious and versatile enchilada-inspired Mexican casserole that’s packed with vegetables, healthy proteins, grains, and a kick of heat. It’s pure comfort food, almost like wrapping yourself with a warm blanket by the fire. Or setting your blanket on fire, depending on how spicy you like it… When we got back from our trip, Eric and I both found ourselves with a bit of a cold.

This dish was just what the doctor ordered. Have you ever tried a canned enchilada sauce and loved it? Thankfully, enchilada sauce is really easy to make and ready in about 15 minutes. I made my sauce thick, but feel free to thin it out with water as necessary depending on what you want to use it for. Yield: 2 cups 1. Black Bean & Cilantro Pesto Wrap - Thug Kitchen. Black Bean and Cilantro Pesto Wrap 1 large bunch of cilantro, chopped, about 2 cups 2/3 cup slivered almonds 2-3 cloves of garlic, chopped 1 tablespoon lemon juice ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon lemon zest (just grate the skin of the lemon on the smallest side of your grater, calm the fuck down) ¼ cup olive oil ¼ cup vegetable broth or water Put all the ingredients for the pesto in a food processor and blend until sorta smooth. This recipe makes about 1 cup of goddamn delicious pesto.

Pumpkin Picking. Goddess Of Scrumptiousness • OLIVE OIL, GARLIC, CHIVES AND ROMANO CHEESE MASHED... The best damn vegetable lasagna ever | a dash and a pinch. One year ago, if you had offered me an ooey, gooey slice of vegetable lasagna, I would have curled my lip in disgust. Vegetables? AND no meat? I'll pass, thanks. I had absolutely no idea what I was missing! My boyfriend found this recipe on the Pioneer Woman's website, and had me help him make it for his mother's birthday. We also made a typical meat lasagna using spicy sausage, and to our surprise, everyone loved the vegetable one more!

Several of them had even requested that we skip the mushrooms, but ate the lasagna without knowing that the fungi were hidden among all the other veggies (sneaky, I know). The secret to this lasagna is in the sauce. You will need: Obviously, the first thing you want to do is dice your vegetables. Preheat the oven to 350°. Cook your lasagna noodles. Heat the olive oil in large skillet or dutch oven over medium heat. Add the squash, zucchini, and mushrooms, and cook for a few minutes. In a medium bowl, combine the ricotta, eggs, salt, pepper, and parmesan. Veggie lasagna. If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Carol from Ah, The Simple Life, is guest posting today! She’s bringing us recipe for veggie lasagna, which is perfect for vegetarians or those wanting to eat more healthily!

Don’t forget to to check out Carol’s blog where she’s got a store of tasty recipe along this line! Photo by by serenejournal available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial license One Christmas season I was searching for a lasagna recipe to serve to the vegetarians in our family. This lasagna recipe calls for 7 cups of tomato sauce. INGREDIENTS: 7 cups tomato sauce (2 batches of Best Ever Tomato Sauce) 12 uncooked lasagna noodles 1-1/2 pounds of fresh spinach, or 1 10-ounce package frozen spinach 12 ounces mushrooms, sliced 1 cup grated carrots 2 cups part-skim ricotta cheese 3 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese (1/2 cup for the cheese mixture, 1/2 cup for the topping) Ingredients.

The best damn vegetable lasagna ever | a dash and a pinch. Virginia Seafood. Carrot Salad Recipe. Serious Salads: Carrot Slaw with Cranberries and Toasted Walnuts | Serious Eats : Recipes. Carrot Salad Recipe : Food Network. Crisp Skillet Sea Bass with Pistachio Butter, Mango Slaw and Tostadas. Could I BE any more excited to tell you about this fish? Probably not. I want to jump through my screen and have at it; I’m annoyed that it’s not currently sitting in front of me because I want more. It’s light and rich and delicious and filling all at the same time. I can’t even stand it. It’s so a Monday recipe too. Lately, we have been HOOKED on fish tacos. First though, the most important part: the butter. And it’s not even that big of a deal: roasted, salted pistachios, churned into crumbs and stirred into some softened sweet cream butter.

We ate this fish with a slaw on the side. In addition to that, I threw together some makeshift tostadas. Oh but P.S. you can totally do this with whatever fish you desire – other flakey white fish or your favorite tilapia. The moral of the story is PISTACHIO BUTTER. Print Save Crisp Skillet Sea Bass with Pistachio Butter Yield: serves 2 to 4 Total Time: 35 minutes Ingredients: crispy tortillas 4 (4-inch) flour tortillas 3 tablespoons olive oil Directions: Good Karma.

Enlarge Credit: Ariana Lindquist Ajay Jain is one of India’s nearly 5 million Jains, adherents of the belief that good karma—the kind that releases the soul from rebirth and leads it to Nirvana—can be attained only through non-violence. Jains are such strict vegetarians that they won’t eat garlic or onions, lest these roots harbor tiny insects that Jains hope not to harm.

This doesn’t mean that Jain food is bland. When I lunched at Ajay’s Lucknow home, I was enraptured by the flavors. Cooking over a hot plate, Ajay’s mother, Shashi, and his wife, Neelan, whipped up okra pungent with asafoetida, potatoes heaped in lip-smacking green mango powder, dal bittersweet with fenugreek. See the recipe for Besan Curry (Chickpea Fritters in Curry) » Tacos de Papa (Potato Tacos) <img src="<a pearltreesdevid="PTD3272" rel="nofollow" href=" class="vglnk"><span pearltreesdevid="PTD3273">http</span><span pearltreesdevid="PTD3275">://</span><span pearltreesdevid="PTD3277">pixel</span><span pearltreesdevid="PTD3279">. </span><span pearltreesdevid="PTD3281">quantserve</span><span pearltreesdevid="PTD3283">. </span><span pearltreesdevid="PTD3285">com</span><span pearltreesdevid="PTD3287">/</span><span pearltreesdevid="PTD3289">pixel</span><span pearltreesdevid="PTD3291">/</span><span pearltreesdevid="PTD3293">p</span><span pearltreesdevid="PTD3295">-</span><span pearltreesdevid="PTD3297">cafODhhaQOlCs</span><span pearltreesdevid="PTD3299">.

</span><span pearltreesdevid="PTD3301">gif</span></a>" style="display:none" height="1" width="1" alt="Quantcast" /> None. Eat Yourself Skinny. My Favorite Pizza. Let’s face it: I have a list of favorite pizzas so long, it stretches out the front door and well into our north pasture. This is but one of the thousands of pizzas I have known and loved; it’s completely delicious.

It’s a vegetarian pizza, too—most of my favorite pizzas are—which means: a. There’s more for me! B. This is a cinch, though, as my pizza crust actually makes two pizzas. Either way, try this pizza soon. Throw some flour and salt into the bowl of an electric mixer. Pour some warm (not hot, but definitely not lukewarm) water into a bowl. Sprinkle some yeast over the top… Now, with the mixer on, drizzle in olive oil. Next, pour in the yeast/water mixture. Then just mix it together until it’s combined. Here’s the dough after it’s been mixed. Next, lightly oil a medium bowl. NOTE: I stored my dough in the fridge for three days before making this pizza last night. This is the dough three days later, straight out of the fridge. Lightly sprinkle both sides of the eggplant with salt. Rosemary & Garlic Cauliflower Mash. So I have a confession. One of my favorite guilty pleasures is mashed potatoes.

Don’t ask me why, but for me growing up it was always an essential side dish with…well, pretty much everything! It wasn’t until I was older and started making them myself that I realized why I loved them so much – my mom would put a TON of butter in them! And when I say a ton, I mean enough to make even Paula Deen cringe. Well after having mashed cauliflower at various restaurants and even a few weddings, I knew I had to make them for myself.

Yeah I may never go back to regular mashed potatoes again. Not only do they taste super delicious, but they’re guilt-free too because there is ZERO butter! That’s what I call a winner folks. Rosemary & Garlic Cauliflower Mash Ingredients Instructions Bring a medium pot of water to a boil and add your chopped cauliflower. Nutritional Information Serving Size: 1/2 cup • Calories: 106 • Fat: 4.2 g • Carbs: 11.4 g • Fiber: 4.3 g • Protein: 6.2 g • WW Points+: 3 pts. Spring Quinoa Salad with Honey Lemon Vinaigrette. Freshy fresh in my mouth! Sometimes salads can be so so good. This week it was my birthday! Wait, did I already say that? I think I might have also already mentioned that special love that I have for pressies and gifts and pretty things with bows on them.

But then something not so lucky called I logged into Amazon two days before my birthday happened. Right there at the top of the order history was this gorgeous new Canon lens burning a hole through the screen. So then I have to either a) jump up and down on the couch to express my joy about this most awesome ever gift, or b) cry, because I love love love surprises and my birthday surprise is not going to be a real surprise. Bjork knew that I knew, but obvi he still wrapped up the present and let me open it on my real birthday because he’s sweet like that. So here is the debut of the new lens with this spingy quinoa salad and honey lemon vinaigrette! Thank goodness none of the rest of you have to live with me.

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