Mixed Greens Blog

Mixed Greens Blog
Living Sustainably in the Pacific Northwest

Tag Archive for ‘vegetarian’

Sum sum summertime: Tomatillo, Tomato, Corn & Ricotta Tortillas

It’s still summer and fresh corn is so good it’s almost a guilty pleasure. Take that corn off the cob and wrap it up in a tortilla with tomato, tomatillo salsa, savory ricotta, avocado, grill it in butter, and relish summer’s crème de la crème. Gild the lily with arugula, a fried egg, Dungeness crab […]

Cauliflower, Asparagus, Spices & Spring

Aloo Gobi, a standard of Indian cuisine, has had my attention for a while now, a combination of cauliflower, potatoes, sometimes peas, cooked together with a piquant combination of a chef’s favored spices, garam masala. With this in mind, I bought a head of cauliflower the other day, a year-round brassica, especially appreciated in winter, […]

Pangrattato: A Poor Girl’s Parmesan

While working on my taxes, I thought I’d take a look at our grocery budget from last year. I don’t consider myself extravagant and buy very few processed foods, but still, it was high enough that I don’t even want to share it other than to say, there’s definitely room for improvement. Seriously. I want […]

On Not Going Cold Turkey

If you have been listening to what Michael Pollan has been saying, you know that eating less meat and more plants is healthier for us and our planet. With the holidays quickly approaching, this may not be the easiest time to change steadfast traditions like a 24-hour-Thanksgiving-turkey-binge. I am starting to think about meat more […]