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A bowl of roasted Brussels Sprouts with Almonds, Manchego, and balsamic.

Roasted Balsamic Brussels Sprouts with Manchego Cheese

12 favorite vegetarian dinners

12 Favorite Vegetarian Dinners (Weeknight-ish)

An overhead shot of a bowl of cream of celery soup with walnut salsa.

Cream of Celery Soup with Walnut-Currant Salsa

Chatting Mushroom, Black Bean, Celery Soup and More with Margaret Roach

A bowl of Cal Peternell's black bean soup with garnishes.

Cal Peternell’s Black Bean Soup

A white bowl filled with Charlie Bird farro salad and sliced raw beets.

Charlie Bird Farro Salad with Beets, Scallions & Pistachios

A pan of blistered poblano peppers stuffed with quinoa, corn, and Monterey Jack.

Blistered Poblanos Stuffed with Corn, Quinoa, and Monterey Jack

A an overhead shot of a plate of whole roasted cauliflower with lemony yogurt sauce.

Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Lemony Yogurt Sauce

A bowl of rice noodles with herbs and nuoc cham.

Rice Noodles with Nuoc Cham, Herbs, & Crispy Tofu

A pan of just-baked eggplant involtini.

Pressure Cooker Tomato-Basil Sauce + Eggplant Involtini (Again)

A jar of basil pesto.

Large Batch Basil Pesto

Four bottles of homemade rhubarb schnapps.

Rhubarb Schnapps, Updated

A platter of shaved Kohlrabi Salad with basil and parmesan.

Shaved Kohlrabi Salad with Basil and Parmesan

CSA Week 3: Chatting Strategy with Margaret Roach + Storing Basil | Salted Cucumbers | Sugar Snap Pea Salad

A bowl of 3-ingredient lentil salad.

Mind-Blowing, Three-Ingredient Trader Joe’s Lentil Salad

“Dry”-Grilled Vegetable Tacos with Tomatillo Salsa & Cilantro-Lime Crema

The 44 Special: a sweet potato sandwich with homemade bread and pickled onions.

The 44 Special: A Dreamy Roasted Sweet Potato and Pickled Beet Sandwich with Aioli and Goat Cheese

A jar of simple refrigerator pickles.

Simple Refrigerator Pickles: Memorize This Formula, Pickle Anything

A bowl of Moroccan Carrot Salad.

Moroccan Carrot Salad with Harissa and Avocado

A stack of slab sandwiches with whipped honey goat cheese, roasted red peppers, olive tapenade and greens.

Slab Sandwich with Olive Tapenade, Whipped Honey Goat Cheese, and Roasted Red Peppers

olive tapenade with capers and parsley

Olive Tapenade with Capers & Parsley

Potato Gnocchi with Brown Butter, Crispy Prosciutto and Sage from Jessica Battilana’s Repertoire

A bowl of Moroccan Rice with dates and harissa.

Instant Pot Moroccan Rice with Harissa, Dates, and Orange

A jar of homemade harissa paste.

Simple, Delicious Harissa Paste Made at Home