Oven Roasted Okra

from Pat Oswood 2 pounds okra – trim off stem ends 3 tbsp. olive oil 1/2 tsp. salt Lemon Toss okra in olive oil. Place in one layer on sheet pan. Roast at 450 degrees ’til bright green with browned spots (8-10 minutes). Serve with salt and...

Crispy Tofu Daikon Stir-fry

from markbittman.com If you cook a lot of tofu, you’ll know that it really does need to be patted dry, as the recipe instructs. The more water you can squeeze out of it, the crispier it will become when fried. That crispy tofu is a great contrast to the bok choy...

Daikon-Carrot Salad

from food network.com Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds daikon, peeled Kosher salt 1 pound carrots 1 tablespoon grated peeled ginger 3 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil 1 3/4 teaspoons white...

Carrot-Daikon Pickle

Adapted from saveur.com This crunchy pickle can stand alone as a snack or an appetizer, or you can add it to Asian dipping sauces, Bánh Mì (the spicy Vietnamese baguette pork sandwich), or salads like the Lotus Stem Salad. MAKES ABOUT 3 CUPS INGREDIENTS: ½ lb....

Making Sour Pickles

Excerpted from Wild Fermentation… by Sandor Katz http://www.wildfermentation.com/making-sour-pickles-2/ Growing up in New York City, experiencing my Jewish heritage largely through food, I developed a taste for sour pickles. Most of what is sold in stores as pickles,...

Cucumber Basil Gimlet Cocktail

adapted from http://www.aidamollenkamp.com/2012/03/happy-hour-cucumber-basil-gimlet-cocktail-recipe/ Cucumber-Basil Gimlet Cocktail Recipe Makes: 2/3 cup simple syrup//1/2 cup cucumber juice//One cocktail Total Time: 4 1/2 hours to make the simple syrup Hands On Time:...

Spring Vegetable Bisque

Recipe courtesy of Diane Jacobs http://glutenfreefoodieheaven.blogspot.com Leeks and spinach give this silky soup its vibrant green color… and also an abundance of antioxidants. Potatoes lend an appealing velvety texture. Perk up your health with this bright...

Sauteed Collard Greens

  Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 slices bacon 1 large onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper 3 cups chicken broth 1 pinch red pepper flakes 1 pound fresh collard greens, cut into 2-inch pieces Directions Heat oil in a large pot...