Tag Archives: appetizers

Buffalo Cauliflower Wontons

I’m sneaking in just under the wire for the Super Bowl with one of my favorite finger foods – these buffalo cauliflower wontons. I’ve made these for several larger parties and events and they’re a huge hit every time – everyone loves a spicy, cheesy delight wrapped up in a cute little wonton package. An…[click for recipe and more]

Goat Cheese Stuffed Mini Bell Peppers

Goat Cheese Stuffed Mini Bell Peppers

MINIATURE FOOD. This is a problem for me. Whenever I walk by mini food at the farmer’s market, out comes my wallet and there goes my good judgment. If it’s tiny, I must have it. Baby eggplant, baby zucchini…once I even bought baby sweet potatoes. Once I peeled them, there wasn’t much left, but what…[click for recipe and more]

Deep-Fried Okra Bites

Deep-Fried Okra Bites

For me, this recipe was a true¬†test of the theory that anything can be good if you deep fry it. Okra is…like, an 11 out of 10 on the gross scale. Yes, please give me a vegetable that immediately begins to form gelatinous, mucousy strands the moment it touches liquid. Sounds fantastic. Soft, mushy seeds…[click for recipe and more]

Baked Zucchini Fries

Baked Zucchini Fries

So I just joined a CSA. As a crunchy hippie yuppie metropolitan-area vegetarian, this was an inevitability I’m shocked didn’t happen¬†sooner. I’ve actually considered it every spring for the last five or six years, but I was always deterred by: Cost – at anywhere from $25-50/week, is this an efficient use of my grocery budget?…[click for recipe and more]