Monthly Archives: November 2011

Mellow Cranberry Smoothie on Serious Eats

Cranberry season doesn’t need to end with Thanksgiving. This mellow smoothie is an easy, healthful way to packView full post »

Lean Green Smoothie on Serious Eats

Every day this post-Thanksgiving week, I’m contributing a healthy smoothie recipe to Serious Eats in a littleView full post »

From the Archives: Brown Rice and French Lentil Salad

From the archives for the quickly dwindling World Vegan Month, a brown rice and French lentil salad and a little TMIView full post »

From the Archives: 5 Principles of Homemade Vegetable Stock

From the archives for World Vegan Month, key tips for making good vegetable stock at home. (Hint: don’t forgetView full post »

The Best Vegetarian Gravy

The Best Vegetarian Gravy

Umami Girl’s favorite recipe for truly savory, practically meaty vegetarian gravy. Or make it vegan.View full post »

Thanks, yo.

So there are some minor not-so-great parts of celebrating Thanksgiving in England, like, ohhh, the fact thatView full post »

From the Archives: Go Stuff a Squash, Why Don’t You?

From the archives for both Thanksgiving and World Vegan Month (take that, uni-tasking!), hop on over to Serious EatsView full post »

The Crisper Whisperer on Serious Eats: Classic Apple Crisp

In the crisper this Thanksgiving week: Far from home on my favorite holiday, we’ll be doing our best to bringView full post »

From the Archives: Mom’s Applesauce

From the archives for World Vegan Month, my mom’s simply perfect recipe for applesauce. This will be on ourView full post »

Spiced Tomato Soup with Red Lentils

In all the time I’ve been sharing little pieces of my world with you, I don’t think I’ve everView full post »

From the Archives: Homemade Granola

From deep in the archives for World Vegan Month, one of our all-time favorites — homemade granola adapted fromView full post »

Having been to Paris

Real talk about our trip to Paris, and a recipe for Potage Parmentier, a rustic French vegetable soup.View full post »

From the Archives: Classic Daiquiri

A public service announcement from the archives for World Vegan Month: Rum is vegan. Vodka, vegan. Gin? Vegan. Wine.View full post »

From the Archives: Alotta Falafel

From the archives for World Vegan Month: Let’s face it. Without falafel, the world would suck. Get the recipeView full post »

Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas, Two Ways

Have you ever wondered why chickpeas look so much like tiny butts? Whaaat? I know I sure haven’t. If I hadView full post »

From the Archives: Spicy Pepitas

The politically correct among you will know what I mean when I say that my memory is differently abled. This trait canView full post »

When it’s right, you just know.

Remember at the beginning of World Vegan Month when I said I’m a ninety percenter? Well, here’s somethingView full post »

Baba Ghanoush

When I told the girls I’d made baba ghanoush, the seven-year-old said, “Oh! I didn’t realize that wasView full post »

From the Archives: Farro with Broccoli

From the archives, farro with broccoli and shiitakes makes an outstanding vegetarian main dish on Thanksgiving. JustView full post »

Ye Olde Kale Chips

Of all my self-destructive tendencies — and believe me, there are some strong contenders — the crowningView full post »

Black Bean Tacos

There are two types of people in this world: those who lead with their best material, and those who save the best forView full post »

The Crisper Whisperer on Serious Eats: What I Learned from a Raw Foods Masterclass

A few weekends ago, I spent some serious time at Saf restaurant in London, learning about the culinary techniques ofView full post »

A Typical Family Dinner

I’ve been getting a lot of questions about what I feed my family for dinner on a mostly plants diet. So I took aView full post »

From the Archives: Layla’s Lentil Soup

From the archives, it’s another of Umami Girl’s most-popular posts that just happens to be vegan. My friendView full post »

Nuts for Homemade Crazy Milk

Hold up, now. I have a sneaking feeling that something’s not quite right about the title of this post, but IView full post »

From the Archives: Salt and Vinegar Broiled Fingerling Potatoes

Today’s World Vegan Month post is from the archives. It’s one of my all-time most popular posts — andView full post »

Pickled Red Onions

There’s alchemy in the combination of onions and vinegar. These bright, gently perfumed pickled onions lendView full post »

Perfect Steel-cut Oats

Chewy, satisfying steel-cut oats topped with chopped fruits and nuts are a perfect autumn breakfast. They’reView full post »

Vegan Pumpkin Muffins with (ahem!) Cream Cheese Frosting

Did you know that today is World Vegan Day, which kicks off World Vegan Month in November? I didn’t until I sawView full post »