Noodles in a Bowl – cold summer noodle salads

I like noodles in a bowl. All kinds of noodles, with all kinds of toppings though, in general, I always lean towards spicy and savory and Asian influenced. One of the best ways to use vegetables is to pick diverse colors, flavors and textures, chop them up, and throw them into a bowl with some soba noodles. For the above noodle bowl I used all … Continue reading Noodles in a Bowl – cold summer noodle salads

Spring Salad Obsession

As Spring drifts into summer, I’m furiously making my favorite spring salad; I’m trying to enjoy it as much as I can before radishes, green onions, and garlic scapes are no longer in season. While I make some variations on the salad depending on the contents of my crisper, on a perfect day I toss together: lettuce sliced red radishes green onions (lots) garlic scapes … Continue reading Spring Salad Obsession

Anything can go into a burrito – even a weeks’ worth of veggies

I believe that almost anything can go into a burrito or wrap. Arriving home with another huge CSA share, and still swimming in vegetables from last week’s late holiday delivery, I made a mission out of using as many vegetables and odds and ends as possible in last nights dinner. I fried garlic scapes and green onions in a wok, then added dandelion greens and … Continue reading Anything can go into a burrito – even a weeks’ worth of veggies

Portabello Burger with local toppings

It was a beautiful weekend in Philadelphia. I (and my awesome friends) did some incredible yard/gardening work, and we managed to bar-b-q not once, but twice. On Sunday evening I grilled some portabello mushroom caps that had been marinating in my secret grilled mushroom marinade (it involves chillies, and ginger, and garlic, and soy, and sesame) and topped them with a mix of store-bought ingredients … Continue reading Portabello Burger with local toppings