Use kasha in place of rice or quinoa, especially when your meal has a Russian theme. I love the nutty flavor and the speed. Cook up a pot full of toasty whole grains in under 20 minutes. Kasha’s alias is buckwheat groats. Groats are cereal grains milled to remove the hull but keep the healthy bran, germ, […]
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Use broccoli stems to make a creamy soup with an Asian tang. This Something-For-Nothing recipe is thick and fluffy, with balanced notes of orange and ginger. I’d be happy to get a bowl of this broccoli soup at a restaurant, yet its main ingredient usually winds up in the trash! You can make it in […]
I made this fragrant French bean stew for my garden club last weekend for just $2.15 a serving. The pale green beans hold their shape while cooking. The final flavor layer comes from fresh herbs, including rosemary from my garden.
Cook fresh black-eyed peas with fire-roasted tomatoes, summer squash, garlic, and tarragon for Southern stew with a French twist. Vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free.
Steam eggplant for a fat-free, silky pizza topping or to enrich stir-fries, tomato sauces, and many other dishes. (No microwave? See notes for a stovetop version.) Enhance and stretch your recipes for just 50 cents a serving using organic ingredients! I started playing with this idea when my friend Laura told me a trick she’d […]