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Basil, Onion, Avocado & Tomato (BOAT) Sandwich

Basil, Onion, Avocado & Tomato (BOAT) Sandwich

This isn’t really a recipe. It’s just a sandwich, and not one of those gourmet fancy-pants overstuffed deep-fried grilled cheeses or anything else that’s particularly noteworthy. But I just realized (while staring sadly at the last of my heirloom tomatoes) that I haven’t shared this on the blog. If I don’t do it now, I’ll[click for recipe and more]

Vegan Spinach & Mushroom Lasagna Rolls with Sun-dried Tomato Cream Sauce

Vegan Spinach & Mushroom Lasagna Rolls with Sun-dried Tomato Cream Sauce

Sometimes it’s hard to get inspired in the kitchen. I can’t tell you how many nights I get home late, and I’m tired and brain-dead and still have more work to do, so I end up scrambling a couple of eggs, wolfing them down in front of my laptop, and calling that dinner. It’s less-than-inspiring[click for recipe and more]

Basil Ice Cream

Basil Ice Cream

I know what you’re thinking. I thought the same thing. Herbs in ice cream? Ice cream is sweet. Chocolate, strawberry, cookie dough…all of those belong in ice cream. Not something you dig out of your backyard. But when I got a huge bunch of fresh basil in my CSA box, I just didn’t feel like[click for recipe and more]

Meyer Lemon Basiltini

Meyer Lemon Basiltini

As much as I love basil vodka, it’s not something I’d ever want to take shots of, or even drink on the rocks. It’s too strong, and (perhaps more importantly) I am far past the age where I can do shots in any sort of dignified manner. If, however, you wish to take shots of[click for recipe and more]