Quick Note on Preserving Herbs!

Hey guys! I’ve been meaning to do this post for a while and, since I have just gotten back from a week (of eating bagels) in New York and I had to do some herb drying before I left so they didn’t go off, this seems like a good time.  Fresh herbs are one of…

Creamy Lemon and Herb Tahini Dressing

I had a bottomless bag of sesame seeds in my cupboard. I swear I use them all the time, but the bag wasn’t really getting any smaller. So I decided it was time to say goodbye to the bag of sesame seeds and free up some precious pantry real estate. And, you know, I was…

Beet Greens Pesto

Here’s the first essential fact of the day:  You can make vegan pesto out of any combination of greens and nuts. I do roughly 4 parts green to one part nuts and one part olive oil. I also usually throw in some nutritional yeast and a garlic clove, but those aren’t even necessary. 4 parts…

Basil, Chile and Garlic Vinegar

One day I found a book in a used book store on small-batch preserving, and it was only $10 so I thought, hell yes, fun with jam and pickling. Turns out there’s a bunch of recipes in the back for making specialty vinegars. When you shove salad in your mouth every day like I do,…