Category Archives: meatless

Vegetarian French Onion Soup

One of the greatest joys of Paris, in my limited experience, is to enjoy a meal at a table on the sidewalk just outside one of the many temples of gastronomy scattered throughout that great city. On my first visit … Continue reading

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Kimchi

Kimchi is, quite definitely, a bit challenging for the novice taster. Although the flavor is a wonderful explosion of sour & sweet & salty carried by a succulent crunchy bite, the aroma is enough to clear the room. A Korean … Continue reading

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Brussels Sprouts Salad

I first started making this recipe a couple of years ago, after having it for dinner at the home of my kitchen idols, Shelby & SJ.  They served it as a first course, as I recall, with little comment.  I … Continue reading

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Maryland Crab & Corn Soup

Here’s my annual farewell-to-summer recipe. The end of the fresh corn and the last few beautiful tomatoes join with a pile of juicy crab to make this gorgeous bowl of soupy goodness. If you really want to boost the Maryland-ness … Continue reading

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Grilled Garlic Scapes

More of an idea than a recipe, here’s another one for all of you garlic lovers out there. A scape is the green stalk that rises from a garlic bulb. Although they’re usually cut to avoid depleting the bulb of … Continue reading

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Rice, Corn & Feta Stuffed Peppers

Bell peppers, sweet, juicy, beautifully sculpted, and painted in a palette of vibrant colors, are abundant year round in the U.S., thanks to our southern neighbor Mexico, which grows them in great profusion. Often chopped or sliced and used as … Continue reading

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Cream of Fennel Soup

And you didn’t know you needed another excuse to eat fennel, did you? Well, here it is. As an astute diner at my table recently pointed out, it’s kind of like a fennel vichyssoise. Creamy and smooth, rich with the … Continue reading

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Multigrain Loaf

As you can probably tell from looking through my recipes, I’m a big fan of soup. And on a chilly night, nothing complements a steaming bowl of lovely soup more than a full-flavored, crunchy/chewy, densely crumbed hunk of multigrain bread. … Continue reading

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Banana Flax Bread

When bananas get a little brown and soft, they may not be the most appetizing to eat out of hand, but they are very sweet and the banana flavor is very concentrated, so they work really well in banana bread. … Continue reading

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Cheese & Corn Focaccia

Yet again I fear I am risking the wrath of the purists who will say this is not truly focaccia, but it’s certainly in the spirit of focaccia, if not the precise letter of the Italian bread law. If you’ve … Continue reading

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