Serves 6-8 as an appetizer 1 tablespoon or more dried herb blend, crumbled 2 tablespoons fresh Italian parsley 3-4 ounces goat cheese, softened 1-2 cloves of garlic ¼ cup or more Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1-2 teaspoons chestnut or other savory honey (optional, but lovely) A few pinches of sea salt A few grinds of […]
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 […]
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.
This is a great snack to enjoy with friends and drinks!
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 […]
I love making meat jello… I mean, super gelatinous stock. It’s the bomb. It’s also fairly easy with good ingredients and a pressure cooker. I could write down all my notes and try to remember how I do it, or I can send you to the best website for step by step instructions, called ChefSteps. […]
I literally prayed to my saints that morning, St. Lawrence (the actual patron saint of chefs) and St. Julia (Child, because of course); this is a rare thing for me to do as a lazy Unitarian, but I needed all the strength I could muster.
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, […]
These recipes are bonus recipes for my newest PCC Cooks Class, Mediterranean Vacation. There are a couple seats left here and there, check it out soon before they’re gone!
Fried Polenta with Garlic Sauce and Chimichurri… snack time!! A post shared by Lesa Sullivan-Abajian (@lesacooks) on Jun 8, 2017 at 1:46pm PDT For the polenta crisps: 1 cup dried polenta 4 cups salted water or stock 1 tablespoon freshly chopped herbs, or 1 teaspoon dried Rice bran or other high heat oil, about 2 […]