Easy Asparagus and Mushroom Tart

Asparagus languishing in the refrigerator. Shitakes sitting unused. A hungry me, and a desire to combine the two. I took this recipe from epicurious.com and and tweaked it just a little bit. I substituted a whole wheat pizza crust (thank you, KitchenAid!) for the puff pastry and substituted some yogurt with lemon zest and a dash of vinegar for the crème fraîche. The result – … Continue reading Easy Asparagus and Mushroom Tart

“My Own Private India Menu” from Veganomicon

Though I appreciate it when cookbooks include entire menu selections, I rarely use them as more that a jumping off point. Last weekend, partially inspired by some brussel sprouts I had purchased at the co-op, I decided to cook the entire — menu from Veganomicon. I substituted some leftover black rice for the called-for basmati, but I was otherwise true to the menu. The curried … Continue reading “My Own Private India Menu” from Veganomicon