Roasted Red Pepper and Mozzarella Sandwiches with Arugula Pesto Recipe

Roasted Red Pepper and Mozzarella Sandwiches with Arugula Pesto

Photos by Rikki Snyder Not everyone is a fan of leftovers, but for me, it feels like a triumph to cook once and have dinner for two days. I win at meal planning! Take that, world! And then I do a little dance in my kitchen, waving my hands in the air like I just… 

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Easiest Pasta Bake

What I Ate This Week | The Easiest Pasta Bake and a Thank You!

Before I get to what I ate this week, I just want to say thank you for all of your support on the launch of Potluck. I really appreciate the tweets, pins, and recipe submissions! We have a lot of tasty content planned over the next few weeks. Thanksgiving-related content! Vegetarian Thanksgiving-related content! So be… 

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Grilled Veggie Banh Mi Sandwiches Recipe

Recipe | Grilled Veggie Banh Mi Sandwiches

This weekend I went to check on my garden and all the squash plants were limp, brown, and crispy. Curse you, vine borers! I was pretty much expecting it to happen though, because a) it happens every year, and b) I had my first actual encounter with vine borers this summer, which I enumerated in… 

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Stuffed Zucchini with Creamy Peanut Lime Sauce

What I Ate This Week | Stuffed Zucchini with Quinoa & Peanut Sauce + Other Peanut Buttery Things

You know how sometimes you get to the last few bites of a meal and you feel a little sad because you don’t want it to end? (You do, right? That’s not just me?) We had a lot of those kinds of meals this week. It was glorious. And full of peanut butter. Here’s what… 

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Shiitake Panini with Roasted Asparagus Pesto Recipe

Recipe | Shiitake Panini with Roasted Asparagus Pesto

When I make asparagus, nine times out of ten, I roast it. Steamed asparagus is good and sautéed asparagus is better, but neither compare to roasted asparagus. Just like with cauliflower, roasting mellows the flavor of asparagus. It gets caramelized and tender and just perfect in every way. As soon as I saw spring asparagus… 

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Spinach, Caramelized Onion & Roasted Pepper Open-Faced Sandwiches from Vegetable Literacy

Recipe | Spinach, Caramelized Onion & Roasted Pepper Open-Faced Sandwiches from Vegetable Literacy

I can never, ever pass up the opportunity to make a recipe that involves caramelized onions. Are they a pain to make? Kind of. Do they take for-freaking-ever to cook down? Absolutely. But they are always worth it. When I was given a list of recipes from Deborah Madison’s Vegetable Literacy to chose from for… 

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How to Roast Garlic + Roasted Garlic Grilled Cheese Recipe

How To Roast Garlic + Roasted Garlic Grilled Cheese Recipe

Confession: I was in my early 20s before I knew what garlic was. I don’t think my family ever cooked with garlic, unless it was garlic powder. We did, however, eat a fair amount of garlic bread. And you know how garlic bread has little bits of parsley on it? I thought that was garlic…. 

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Crispy Tofu Sandwiches with Ginger Peanut Sauce Recipe

Recipe | Crispy Tofu Sandwiches with Ginger Peanut Sauce

I have a thing for magazines. People always say that print is dead and that the internet has replaced magazines and newspapers. Well, clearly these people do not know me. Because I will take a print magazine over the internet any day. There’s something about magazines that gives me a warm, fuzzy feeling inside. It’s… 

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Veggie & Tempeh Sloppy Joes Recipe

Recipe | Veggie & Tempeh Sloppy Joes + Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Tempeh

Last week I wrote a post about tofu for tofu haters. Today, I’m going to tackle another tricky vegetarian protein: tempeh. I promise you, tempeh is not that strange of an ingredient. Really! Even my small town grocery store sells tempeh. Like tofu, tempeh is a starting point, not a finished product–if you buy it,… 

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Grilled Tofu Sandwiches with Stout & Sriracha Beer Barbecue Sauce

What I Ate This Week | More Grilled Tofu Sandwiches!

When I find a food I like, I usually make some variation of that food over and over again until I move onto the next thing. And right now, I’m fixating on tofu sandwiches. I could have them for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. They are so easy to do and they’re a great way to… 

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What I Ate This Week | 4 Easy Sides & A Sandwich

I did a lot of recipe testing for dinners this week. Even when the recipe I’m developing is simple, the process of figuring out ingredients and writing down every step of the instructions is time consuming. And that’s why I needed easy sides! Luckily, the simplest sides tend to be the healthiest, freshest, and tastiest… 

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