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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]

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]

Easy Zucchini Refrigerator Pickles

Easy Zucchini Refrigerator Pickles

I am up to my eyeballs in eggplant and zucchini (hashtag CSAproblems). The eggplant, I’m making do with – I’m working on an eggplant burger recipe which so far has turned out delicious but not at all structurally sound, so it’s not ready for primetime. Meanwhile, the taste testing is fun. The zucchini is a little[click for recipe and more]

Zucchini Noodles with Vegan Roasted Red Pepper Cream Sauce

Zucchini Noodles with Vegan Roasted Red Pepper Cream Sauce

I bought a spiralizer on Groupon two years ago. When it arrived, I cleared a prime spot at the very back of a cabinet for it, where it’s lived a comfortable and quiet life ever since. Unfortunately, since my CSA* insists on giving me three tons of zucchini each week (not that I’m complaining), I[click for recipe and more]

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]