When I was little, I hated pumpkin (gasp!). So the first time my mom made this bread, I absolutely refused to eat it under pain of death, which was pretty ridiculous, given that it tastes just like chocolate cake. How silly we can be as kids, cycling through our untested fears and strengthening them without […]
Garlic-Chili-Lime Acorn Squash
How do I love Fall squash? Let me count the ways… Or rather, let me show you! Quick, go find the two most beautiful acorn squash in your grocery store and meet me back here! I promise you will love this combination of sweet squash and tangy, garlicky, ever so slightly spicy vinaigrette.
Confession: I have never liked lasagna. There was always just something about the texture and greasiness of ground beef that was off-putting to me…it didn’t match with the smooth noodles and the creamy, stretchy cheese. Even before I became a vegetarian, I never felt quite at home with ground meats. So…imagine my delight when my […]
My husband loves mushrooms. Possibly the only vegetable in the whole world about which he feels enthusiastic. Unfortunately for both of us, he likes them cooked (and drenched in some kind of sauce) where I prefer them raw on salads. I’ve been working to edit my tastes, and occasionally I find a dish that really […]
Hooray! It’s Fall! Pumpkins are everywhere, including in these brownies! For those of you that are thinking to yourselves, “Does pumpkin really go with chocolate?” or any other silly, suspicious thoughts…stop being such a Doubting Thomas! These two flavors are delightful together, and will be featured prominently on SLB this Autumn. I first made these […]