Snootch to tha Nootch!

Here’s my quick and clean recipe for “Vegan Parmesan,” which doesn’t taste anything like Parigiano-Reggiano but instead is like a delightful savory umami magic sprinkle for All the Things. If I add some lemon and parsley to it, it becomes a gluten-free, vegan gremolata. WHAT. 1 cup toasted walnuts 3 Tablespoons nutritional yeast 1/2 teaspoon […]

Mushrooming, Dark and Light

You can do this yourself at home, you know. It’s stupid. It’s easy. It works. It’s good for you. It’s karmically good for other stuff. The real struggle for me is, honestly, I often can’t be arsed to do the stupidest, easiest things.

Lentil Love

This is one of my favorite comfort foods, and I will eat it warm, cold, or right out of the pot with a spoon. All spices can be ordered from World Spice Market. Dal Makhani (Kali Maa di Dal) Serves:6 Prep Time:PT0H15M 0H   15M Cook Time:PT0H30M 0H   30M Total:PT0H45M 0H   45M Ingredients […]

A Few Notes on Pressure Cooking

Ain’t no party like a pressure cooker party! #pressurecooker #instantpot #Fagor A post shared by Lesa Sullivan-Abajian (@lesacooks) on Oct 7, 2017 at 10:13am PDT General guidelines for SPC (stovetop pressure cookers) and IP (Instant Pot, but includes all electric models): Read the manual. Read the manual. Read the manual. Every pressure cooker has its […]

Ginger Miso Dressing

  2-4 teaspoons grated fresh ginger 1-2 garlic cloves 1 tablespoon white miso 1 cup salted, roasted almonds 1 tablespoon tamari sauce Juice and zest of half a lemon Pinch of salt, optional Enough water to blend (I start with half a cup and add about half a cup more as the motor is running, […]