outrageous herbaceous chickpea salad

adapted from Katherine Taylor. ingredients 2 15-oz cans chickpeas, rinsed and drained, or 3 cups cooked chickpeas 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped 1 1/2 cups chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley (about 1 bunch) 1/2 cup chopped red onion 1 cucumber, peeled and chopped OR 1/2 cup chopped celery plus leaves 3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 3 Tbsp lemon juice (from 1 to 1 1/2 lemons) 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 tsp kosher salt and…

spinach artichoke toasts

from Bon Appetit. ingredients ½ tsp kosher salt, plus more 10 oz baby spinach 1 14-oz can artichoke hearts 1 large garlic clove, finely chopped 2 oz Parmesan, finely grated (about ½ cup) 2 Tbsp mayonnaise Juice of ½ lemon Dash or 2 of hot sauce Freshly ground black pepper 2 oz chilled cream cheese,…

creamy arugula, goat cheese, and tomato pasta salad

by Katherine Taylor. ingredients 8 oz whole wheat pasta (rotini, penne, bow tie, or any other small noodles) 4 oz goat cheese, crumbled (can also sub blue or other tangy cheese) 2 Tbsp olive oil, more if needed 2 Tbsp lemon juice, more if needed 1/2 tsp sea salt 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes Freshly…

savory indian second baked sweet potatoes

from Moosewood. ingredients 2 large (~8oz) sweet potatoes 1 cup diced onions 1/3 cup water, unsweetened apple juice, or orange juice 3 garlic cloves, minced or pressed 1 1/2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 small fresh green chili, seeded and minced 2/3 cup diced red and/or green bell pepper 3 tablespoons…

moosewood’s best chili with chipotle cream

ingredients 2 Tbsp vegetable oil 1 cup chopped onions 3 garlic cloves, minced or pressed 1 tsp salt 1 cup diced carrots 2 cups seeded and chopped red bell peppers 1 fresh hot pepper, seeded and minced 1 1/2 Tbsp ground cumin seeds 1 Tbsp ground coriander seeds 1 tsp dried oregano 1 cup fresh or frozen corn kernels One 28-ounce can diced tomatoes One 15-ounce can red kidney beans, rinsed…

winter panzanella

adapted from Food Network. ingredients FOR THE CROUTONS 1/4 cup unsalted butter 2 tsp finely chopped garlic 2 tsp finely chopped fresh thyme 6 cups day-old bread, cut into 1″ cubes 6 Tbsp finely grated Parmesan, plus more for garnish Salt and freshly ground black pepper FOR THE SALAD 1 small red onion, sliced thinly…

chickpeas with potatoes and tomatoes

By Deborah Madison ingredients 1/2 cup olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 3 red potatoes, peeled and diced into cubes about the size of the chickpeas 2 carrots, cut into 1/2-inch rounds 1 small dried chile 2 large cloves garlic, mashed with 1/2 tsp ground coriander 1 cup peeled, diced tomatoes (canned is fine) 3…

buffalo mac and cheese

Adapted from Sugar Spun Run. ingredients 9 oz shell pasta (or other shape) 3 Tbsp butter 3 Tbsp flour 2 cups milk ½ tsp salt ½ tsp pepper ½ tsp garlic powder ½ tsp onion powder ½ tsp ground mustard 4 oz cream cheese 1 ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese 1 cup shredded sharp shredded cheddar cheese ⅓ cup sour cream ½ cup buffalo hot sauce optional: 1 ½ cups fake chicken, such as Morningstar chicken nuggets, cooked and sliced optional: bleu cheese and extra…