All posts tagged: roasting

thor’s big brunch

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breakfasts / savoury / secret brunch/dinner / tofu

thor is my cat and on sunday he turned 8 years old.  we usually have some sort of party for him which is just an excuse to make a big food thing and drink and put a tie on the cat. this year i made it a secret restaurant/birthday combo and did a 25 person brunch. it was sort of insane, but also really not very hard. somehow. it was a sit-where-you-want casual deal which […]

mushroom, sweet potato, mashed bean, okra, kale smoked tofu “burrito”

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otherwise known as: ALL THE THINGS I USUALLY EAT ALL TOGETHER IN A TORTILLA. THE RECIPE (makes 4 moderately stuffed burritos or 3 huge ones) 12 mushrooms, sliced 2 small sweet potatoes, diced small 4 cloves garlic, minced fine 2 handfuls of okra, ends discarded and cut into medallions 1/2 block smoked organic tofu, diced small 5 big kale leaves, veined and chopped 2 cups beans (i used 1 c. canellini and 1 c. black […]

chickpea, potato, kale, squash curry on quinoa

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beans / grains / kale / meals / quick / one-pot / quinoa / squash

I LOVE CURRY why do i ever eat anything that isn’t curry? this makes a big pot so if you don’t live with a hundred boys (like i do), you’ll be eating delicious curry for a few days! QUINOA cook some quinoa like normal CURRY oil 1 small butternut squash, quartered 5 scallions, white/light green parts separate from green parts, chopped 1 huge knob of ginger (4 tbsp), peeled and grated 3/4 head of garlic, […]

work dinner: mushroom barley soup and asparagus, cherry tomato, eggplant grilled cheese sandwiches

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meals / mushrooms / sandwiches / soup / soups

crappy pictures today because work is gross and who wants to look at food there. BUT one of my coworkers and i have started trading off making dinner for the other person, and yesterday was round one (my night). MUSHROOM BARLEY SOUP olive oil a big bag of mushrooms, button is fine, crimini are better (big bag= half the size of your head sort of), sliced half a head of garlic, minced 1 large red […]

roasted eggplant, mushroom, olive, garlic, okra and arugula pizza

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eggplant / meals / mushrooms / okra

so first of all: OKRA. oh man it is the best. because i love it so much i put it on everything and it surprisingly works kind of all the time. okra pizza sounds weird but try it, because you’ll probably like it. this is a good low-effort pizza. it takes a while because of the roasting, but it’s not active cooking time, it’s lazy time. i used this roasting time to have a chocolate raspberry smoothie […]