Category Archives: Side Dishes

Stuffed Indian Eggplant with Sesame-Sunflower Masala

Stuffed Indian Eggplant with Sesame-Sunflower Masala

I’ve never really been an  eggplant fan. I think they’re beautiful and I know they’re good for you, but too many times when I’ve tried make good use of them, I’ve ended up with mushy, seed-laden, bitter messes. I gave up on eggplant a long time ago – or so I thought. Apparently I’d forgotten that[click for recipe and more]

Roasted Cabbage

Roasted Cabbage

I know what you’re thinking. “Really, Julie? You’re posting all weekend on the facebook about making cupcakes and now you’re giving me cabbage? And on a Monday, like  Mondays need to suck more?” I know. I know. I’m not even going to try to make cabbage exciting. But hear me out. I have not one,[click for recipe and more]

New York Salt Potatoes

New York Salt Potatoes

Yesterday I had one of those days. You know those days. Nothing outright horrible happens, but these little piddling annoyances (doctor’s appointments, work stuff, blah blah blah) pile up throughout the day, and you’re gritting your teeth harder and harder and just when you think you can put today in the rearview, you’re driving home[click for recipe and more]

Vegan Duchess Potatoes

Vegan Duchess Potatoes

Mashed potatoes are one of the absolute best parts of Thanksgiving. And of life. Seriously, what’s better than a gigantic plate of creamy mashed potatoes? I’ll tell you what’s better. Creamy mashed potatoes piped into a swirl and baked to browned, crispy perfection. These are just mashed potatoes taken one step further. I’ve always loved[click for recipe and more]