In our What’s for Dinner segment this week, we’re talking about making quesadillas–with little to no cheese.
Joy got a tip via Instagram about adding nutritional yeast–a lot of nutritional yeast–to salad dressing and she’s running with it. And on the topic of this wonder ingredient, here’s that cashew “cheese” sauce recipe Joy mentioned.
Marisa sits down for an interview with Sue Miller, cheesemaker extraordinaire and co-founder of the cheese buying club, Collective Creamery.
And in What We’re Loving this week, it’s all about pistachio stuffed prunes.
In our “What’s for Dinner” segment this week, we’re talking alternative pastas, including those made from chickpea and lentil flours.
In “How’d You Make That?” Joy walks you through cooking up a tofu frittata.
Also related to our recent trip to New York to attend the IACP conference: We got to eat at one of our very favorite fast casual restaurants, Dig Inn. Our veggie-packed meals from Dig Inn helped Marisa cross the finish line for her next book and the both of us power up for the session we led at the conference. We wish this small chain would come to Philly next! On the plus side, we brought home inspiration for our own home cooking.
This week in “What We’re Loving” we sing a love song for split peas.
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The food news this week is news about us: We’re going to be at Fantes on December 10 sometime between noon and 3 pm selling books and saying hi. Come see us! You could get some holiday shopping done at the same time.
If you like our podcast, we have another to suggest. Why We Eat What We Eat by Gimlet Creative. We know it’s a sponsored podcast. But guess what? We love it anyway. If you just want to dabble, go with the episodes about kale and pot lucks. Those were our favorites.
This week we taught our sold-out soup class at the Philadelphia Free Library’s Center for Culinary Literacy and for that reason and many others we have soup on the brain. This time, we’re talking about our class as well as how we break out of a soup rut.
In our What We’re Loving segment, we return to the subject of vegan ricotta and other feel-good recipes we are pulling together for our forthcoming Resolution Recipes ebook. (Coming soon!)
Joy has been experimenting with different (read: easier) ways to make the incredible, smooth, creamy, dreamy hummus from the Zahav: A World of Israeli Cooking cookbook. Her latest tweak involves the Instant Pot.
As the cold weather descends (which it did very suddenly in Philadelphia), local salad greens typically become a memory. But some local farms are usual greenhouses to produce wonderful, salad friendly produce well into the off season. Joy and Marisa tell you where you can find it at our local markets.
How do you reverse engineer a restaurant dish? Joy and Marisa share their typical process.