Category Archives: Vegan

Quick Lunch from Components

When our son was a teenager, he was always hungry (as are most teenagers).   He would stride into the kitchen, day or night, and shuffle the contents around, looking for quick meals (cold pizza, leftover mac ‘n cheese, burgers, etc.).  … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Vegan | Leave a comment

Soufico

Ever since I read two articles about the longevity and healthy eating on the Greek isle of Ikaria, I have been attracted to their style of life and food.  Over the last six years, I’ve made several of those vegetarian … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Greek food, Vegan, Vegetarian, Wine | Leave a comment

More Italian Dinners

Two recent meals at home were definitively Italian.  One was Cianfotta, about which I wrote last November.  I made the dish pretty much by the book, except for the addition of some excellent fresh spinach.  You can check the recipe … Continue reading

Posted in Almost-Vegan, Food, Vegan, Vegetarian, Wine | Leave a comment

May Food Highlights

This was a busy month, with schoolwork, travel, and some cooking.  Here are some of the brief highlights of Spring, when we did get into the kitchen. Spicy Guacamole Now that I’ve learned how to make guacamole with some zip, … Continue reading

Posted in Artistic, Beer, Food, Vegan, Vegetarian, Wine | Leave a comment

Late April Meals — Vegetables and Beans of All Kinds

Asparagus that is good and fresh — even if not local — is an early sign of Spring.  It begins a long procession of long-awaited vegetables, usually accompanied by grains and/or beans.  So it was this late, cold, damp April. … Continue reading

Posted in Almost-Vegan, Food, Vegan, Vegetarian, Wine | Leave a comment

Cross-Cultural Lunch

One of the concepts we learn early in the process of appreciating wines and their origins is the notion that one should often match with the cuisine from the region in which the grapes are grown.  That process works well … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Vegan, Wine | Leave a comment

Weekend Meals, Back Home (Part 2)

The rest of the weekend was equally interesting from a food and wine standpoint, too.  Sunday’s first photo-op, however, was a flower, not food.  Barbara had nursed her two large Amaryllis bulbs all Winter (in fact, in my wine cellar).  … Continue reading

Posted in Almost-Vegan, Flowers, Food, Friends, Vegan, Vegetarian, Wine | Leave a comment