Author Archives: Elizabeth


Calzone might be the greatest of pizzas.  It more than doubles the wonderfulness of pizza by basically quadrupling the toppings and serving them up all gooey and delicious inside a bready pocket of loveliness.  However, not long ago I found … Continue reading

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Savory French Toast Sandwich

Most days I cook for two.  I appreciate this, because it forces me to think in advance about what I’m going to cook and begin prepping in a timely manner.  (Also, Jack does all the chopping. Lovely).  But on occasions … Continue reading

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Sesame Noodle Salad

So, while I’ve gushed about the Vegan Yum Yum cookbook in the past, I have failed to note that I pretty much only make two recipes out of it consistently – ‘African Yam Stew’ and the ‘Nearly-Raw Tahini Noodles.’  But … Continue reading

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Chickpea Curry Burgers

Homemade bean burgers are my newest obsession. They are surprisingly fast and easy to make, and much much better for you than any store bought processed soy based veggie burger (not to mention more delicious!).  I also love them because … Continue reading

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Tempeh Tacos

Of course, vegetarian tacos are very easy to produce – a can of re-fried beans, some chopped lettuce and tomato, a little salsa, a little guacamole, some tortillas or taco shells and you’re done. But where’s the fun in that, … Continue reading

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Three Sisters Polenta

This recipe was inspired by a combination of Vegan Yum Yum‘s “Carmelized Leek and Spaghetti Squash Polenta with White Sauce,” Rebar Modern Food‘s “Three Sisters Burrito,” and my desire to eat polenta with tomato sauce and spaghetti squash with tomato … Continue reading

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Panzanella is an Italian bread salad. It’s fresh, summery, and filling and an excellent use of day-old bread (or older should you keep it in the fridge).  I adapted this recipe from The Complete Italian Vegetarian, a beautiful and extensive … Continue reading

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