Rajma

Here in Michigan, we are still closed down until the through part of June. You may have also heard in the news there have been high infection rates at meat processing plants. This makes eating meat a dangerous prospect. It is a good time to work on new vegetarian recipe. I am using dry kidney [...]

Curried Lentils with Golden Raisins

This recipe is from the America's Test Kitchen Complete Vegetarian Cookbook. As you have heard me say before, I love lentils. Lentils cook quickly and are a great source of protein. I now have 50 pounds of lentils because dry beans have been hard to come by. With a lot of people hoarding dry beans, [...]

Happy New Year! Lobia for good luck in the new year

I wanted to start off the new year with a great bean recipe. While eating beans are a superstition that are supposed to bring good luck, I wanted to do them more as a great healthy and comforting start. I also did Hoppin' John and Black-Eyed Peas with Coconut Milk and Ethiopian Spices for the [...]

Spicy Lentil Quinoa Curry

I decided to do another vegetarian recipe this week. This one is a bit spicy, but also flavorful and comforting. Of course I love this dish because it is based on the lentil, one of my favorite vegetarian proteins. I believe the lentil is a good gateway protein into vegetarian eating for those who want [...]

Creamy Pumpkin Cauliflower Curry with Chickpeas

Now that I am done with the Thanksgiving turkey, it's time to turn back to lighter dishes.  I think it is a good thing to have lighter dishes intertwined with the indulgences.  This doesn't mean you have to eat something that isn't satisfying.  I find this time of year a good time to do some [...]