Author Archives: Jennifer

Parchment-Paper Baked Sweet Potatoes

I recently tried this recipe from The Splendid Table, and it was so easy, with results so delicious, that I just had to share! Here’s what you need: About 8 sweet potatoes (my favorite was the white flesh yams) (note: … Continue reading

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Olive Oil Chocolate Cake

I made this recipe once as is, and it was so good I had to make it again, but the second time with a little less cinnamon, and with cream cheese chocolate frosting. It’s easy to make and so delicious! … Continue reading

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Tomato and Cauliflower Soup

This title really doesn’t do the end result justice. I modified a recipe from a cookbook I checked out from the library (can’t remember the name!) and ended up with a huge pot of deliciousness. Simon says, “it isn’t good, … Continue reading

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Turkey Lamb Minty Tahini Meatballs

I love Molly Baz’s Cook This Book. Everything I’ve made is delicious. I tweaked this a bit to (a) make more and (b) make it a little healthier (hence the half turkey), and it turned out great! Adapted from Molly … Continue reading

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Vegan Causa Limena

I came across this recipe from a favorite food online food publication called Taste. When the aji amarillo came in the mail (I bought this from Amazon and it was great), I used what I had (meaning I modified a … Continue reading

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Wrinkly Potatoes

This one’s for you, Nicki! These potatoes take about 20 minutes to make, have the perfect consistency, and are perfectly seasoned. Serve with a chimichurri dip; chop up and add to a salad or omelet or scramble (the photo is … Continue reading

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(Vegan) Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

I recently came across this recipe via Taste, a great food e-magazine. I’m sometimes wary of vegan baking recipes if they over-add ingredients. But this one doesn’t–it’s simple and straightforward, created when the author had trouble finding eggs. Full disclosure: … Continue reading

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Roasted Cabbage

This recipe uses few ingredients, doesn’t take much work, and yields a really delicious result. Here’s what you need: 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 head of green cabbage 1 yellow onion salt or garlic salt 1 teaspoon turmeric 1 … Continue reading

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Sour Cream Spinach

All you need are a few ingredients and about 10 minutes to put together this delicious dish. Not only good on the side, but also on a sandwich with some fried eggs, multigrain bread, and a bit of gruyere or … Continue reading

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Bang Bang Cauliflower

This is a little spicy but also a little sweet, and would probably be delicious with broccoli, tofu, or even chicken. It was so good that everyone in my house ate it, even the 2 year old! Adapted from Gordon … Continue reading

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