vegan

du Puy Lentils with Summer Vegetables

Ingredients: 1 cup du Puy lentils (French green lentils) 4 cups water or vegetable stock 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 bunch rainbow chard, stems and greens chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 medium-large zucchini, diced 1 small onion, diced 1/2 pint cherry tomatoes, halved 1 bunch Italian parsley, chopped Directions: […]

Spiralized Cucumber Salad

Ingredients: 1 cucumber, spiralized* 2/3 cup matchstick carrots 1 bunch’s worth of green tops of fresh shallots or spring onion, cut into 1/2 inch pieces 1 clove garlic, minced 12 grape tomatoes, quartered juice of 1/2 lemon sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Cut the spiralized cucumber in half. […]

Cherry-Blueberry Shrub

Ingredients: 1 cup blueberries 3 1/2 cups pitted cherries (otherwise left whole) 1 1/3 cup light brown sugar 1 3/4 cups apple cider vinegar Directions: Place the fruit and the sugar in a nonreactive bowl, jar or plastic bag. Crush the fruit with a muddler or, if using a bag, […]

Cherry-Chipotle Ketchup

Ingredients: 4 cups well-crushed sweet cherries 3 cloves garlic, quartered 2/3 cup light brown sugar 2/3 cup apple cider vinegar 2/3 cup water 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 tablespoon ground chipotle 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom 1/4 teaspoon cloves 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black […]

Cherry-Raspberry Jam

Ingredients: 1 cup crushed raspberries 3 cups crushed sweet cherries 3 tablespoons powdered pectin* 2 cups sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla paste Directions: Evenly sprinkle the bottom of the Ball Jam Maker with the pectin. Spoon the fruit in a relatively even layer over the pectin.  Press the jam button. You […]

Marinated Tomato-Radish Salad

Ingredients: 1 quart Campari tomatoes, quartered 1 bunch red radish, diced (reserve greens for future use) 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 sprigs’ worth of thyme leaves 1/4 cup diced onion 2 1/2 tablespoons nonperil capers 1/4 cup white wine vinegar 2 tablespoons avocado or olive oil freshly ground black pepper […]

Kumquat Ginger Vinaigrette

Ingredients: 2 cups kumquats, halved and seeds removed 1 tablespoon honey or agave nectar 2/3 cup apple cider vinegar 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger 1/4 cup avocado oil sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into an air tight […]

Currywurst

Ingredients: for the sauce: 1 sweet onion (I used a Vidalia) 1 tablespoon curry powder 3/4 tablespoon hot paprika 1/4 teaspoon cayenne 1 cup canned crushed tomatoes 1 tablespoon sugar 2 1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar sea salt to serve: 4 German pork sausages (like bratwurst), cooked and cut into […]

Rote Bete Salat (German Beet-Horseradish Salad)

Ingredients: 6 medium beets, greens removed* 1/4 cup finely grated fresh horseradish 1/3 cup red wine vinegar 1/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon caraway seeds 1/2 tablespoon grated fresh ginger Directions: Bring a large pot of water to boil. Add the beets and cook until tender, about 20-30 minutes. Alternatively, use […]

Black Radish, Potato and Green Bean Salad

Ingredients: 1 lb red skin potatoes, cut into bite-sized pieces 1 1/2 cup (1 1/2 inch) green beans 2 cups shredded Spanish black radish for the dressing: 1 1/2 tablespoon Dijon 3 tablespoons tarragon vinegar 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Boil the […]