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Crispy Potato Cake with Garlic and Parsley

8 Servings<p>This crispy potato cake is a decadent side that goes with almost everything—especially breakfast.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided, plus more for pan<p>6 garlic cloves, thinly sliced<p>3 pounds small Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled, sliced ¼” thick<p>Kosher salt and …

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Grilled Avocado Halves with Cumin-Spiced Quinoa and Black Bean Salad

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>If you're accustomed to portabella caps or tofu steaks as your vegetarian grilling dish of choice, consider this recipe your new favorite alternative. Creamy, satisfying avocado meets a hassle-free, versatile quinoa salad that works on its own as an anytime summer side dish.<p><b>Serves: 4</b> …

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Grilled Eggplant and Tomatoes with Ginger-Miso Dressing

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 30 min<p>A clean, well-oiled grate makes grilling tomatoes a cinch.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1-inch piece ginger, peeled, sliced<p>1/4 cup white miso (fermented soybean paste)<p>1 tablespoon rice vinegar<p>1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted<p>3 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided<p>1 …

5 Delicious Cheeses You Should Throw on the Grill

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>The look of confusion is priceless. Every time I mention to someone that I'm going to be "grilling cheese," I watch them slowly try to parse what I'm saying. <i>He surely meant to say 'grilled cheese,' right?</i> Nope, I'm …

Vegan Palak Paneer Will Turn Tofu Naysayers into Enthusiasts

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog</i> <i>Choosing Raw</i> <i>shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: Never have a bad experience with tofu again.</i><p>When I mention the word “tofu” in passing, I tend to get one of two very different responses. Half the people I’m chatting …

Cheese

5 Savory Eggplant Dishes for Brunch

Put tender, late-summer eggplant to good use with these five savory brunch recipes.<p>Put tender, late-summer eggplant to good use with these five …

grilled cheese

Chickpea Tabouli (Tabouleh)

What could be better than a light, fresh, fiber filled, healthy salad? At first you might be a little hesitant to try this recipe, but it’s really …

19 Delicious Veggie Noodles To Make This Summer

Oodles and oodles of noodles!

Healthy Eating

Hearty Vegan Polenta and Kale Soup With Miso and Toasted Sesame Oil Recipe

This easy one-pot polenta and kale soup hails from Italy, but we give it a distinctly Japanese twist: In place of the Parmesan called for in a traditional recipe, we finish ours up with the addition of miso paste, soy sauce, and scallions. It's savory, rich, and 100% vegan.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>A …

Penne with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

Sun-Dried Tomato

All Grown-Up: Macaroni and Cheese ... for the Mature Kid

Okay: No more curved pasta. Instead, use elegant penne, and call that cheesy sauce "creamy roasted garlic sauce." Plus, doesn't "roasting garlic" just sound like something adults do?

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13 Mushroom Recipes for Meatless Mondays - Chowhound

Whether you’re a card-carrying vegetarian, an advocate for eating more conscientiously, or just have a solid appreciation for foods that grow out of …

Fall Soup Recipes To Warm You Up On Those Chilly Nights

Coziness in a bowl.<p>The end of summer is always met with bittersweet emotions. It's hard to say goodbye to the endless sun, but it's really nice to cuddle up in a blanket and eat heart-warming meals again. Fall promises the reintroduction of many great foods, and one of its humblest is possibly one …

Vegan Pasta Recipes That Prove You Don't Need The Cheese

Creamy and delicious.<p>Most people think of pasta and their mind conjures up images of buttery noodles settled under a blanket of melted cheese. It's creamy and tasty, sure, but not very vegan friendly. There are many more ways to make pasta delicious, without the need for dairy or eggs.<p>Preparing …

10 Vegetarian Meatball Recipes That Prove You Don't Need Meat

YUM.<p>The problem with meatballs is that their very name implies that meat is required to make them. While they might be good made in this traditional way, meat is absolutely not necessary -- especially when you've got mushrooms, lentils and cheese to take its place.<p>We put together 10 vegetarian …

Nigel Slater’s beefsteak tomato with orzo and basil recipe, and his peppers, haricot, lemon and parmesan recipe

Photograph: Jonathan Lovekin/Observer<p>‘The peppers I stuff – not with onion-flecked rice, but with haricot beans and aromatics’: Nigel Slater on his peppers, haricot, lemon and parmesan recipe. Photograph: Jonathan Lovekin for the …

Pasta

One Pot Vegan Lentil Curry with Tomatoes {GF}

<i>Vegan lentil curry with tomatoes makes for the perfect meatless one pot dinner ready in 30 minutes. Requiring only kitchen staples, a few spices and</i> …

Curries

Double take: a twice-cooked broccoli recipe direct from Rome

<b>Kitchen Sink Tales:</b> Broccoli ripassati is a softly sweet and creamy, twice-cooked broccoli dish that is first steamed, then fried in olive oil to make a simple and sumptuous accompaniment to almost anything.

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The secret ingredient that makes vegetarian ramen taste almost porky

Chef Jonah Kim knows how to make a vegetarian ramen taste as creamy as the richest pork broth-based bowl: He adds soy milk. Not just any soy milk, though. The chef at Yona restaurant in Arlington buys Banrai brand, a Japanese product that is chiefly used to make tofu, due to its thicker consistency …

A shepherd’s pie made for shepherds who prefer lentils over lamb

By Joe Yonan<p>Joe Yonan<p>Food and dining editor<p>Email Bio Follow<p>My favorite thing about making a vegetarian shepherd’s pie has been thinking about that name. Purists know that a traditional shepherd’s pie needs to contain not the usual ground beef, but lamb — because, of course, that’s where the …

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Vegan “Ground Unicorn Meat”

Trying to eat less meat, sometimes it gets a little complicated because you wished you had some sort of “ground meat” type like protein but those …

DOLCE DIET LIFESTYLE: 3 Vegan Crockpot Recipes

DOLCE DIET LIFESTYLE: 3 Vegan Crockpot Recipes by Samantha Coogan, MS, RDN, LD Korean Stir-Fry Ingredients • 2 cups canned chickpeas (added right at …