Yooper Fantasy Stew is like a naked pasty, but spicy and healthy. (That’s PAA-sty, the Cornish handpies filled with stew, not PAY-sties, part of many strippers’ wardrobes.) My family always got pasties when we went to the Upper Peninsula (U.P.) of Michigan. My Aunt Mattie was a Yooper who ran tourist cabins, was president of […]
Looking for a plant-based main dish for a meat-and-potatoes man? Searching for a healthy centerpiece for your Christmas feast? Look no further than my Vegan Shepherd’s Pie! The thick, umami-rich bottom layer features black lentils, aromatic vegetables, and savory spices. Top it with mashed potatoes and bake until browned and crispy. Serve it with ketchup […]
Vegan and gluten-free recipe for Yuca with Red Onions and Lime – how to cook yuca, a buttery tuber like potatoes. Yuca or cassava has a low glycemic index, good for people with diabetes.
I created this recipe for lump-free, vegan mushroom gravy with mashed potatoes while on the SNAPcut Challenge, so you know it’s super thrifty. My Taster said, “Make it as often as you want!” This mushroom gravy uses broth created from boiling chopped potatoes for extra body and flavor. Serve it for Thanksgiving or Christmas as […]