Meatless Monday: Our 20 Favorite Vegetarian Recipes Of Right Now

You won't miss the meat in our greatest veggie hits
Oct 6, 2014 12:00 pm

Let's hear it for broccoli rabe–stuffed shells! Really, if someone's serving that up, are you mad? If someone asked you, "Hey, do you want fawaffle with hummus in the nooks and crannies or meatloaf?" would you have to think about it for a second? Tonight, we bring you our greatest vegetarian hits of late — curried, blackened, spiraled-out, stuffed, ginger beer-battered and more — all in one convenient place. 

Cooking With Chinese Okra, Spice Sponge

It's a fruit closely related to the cucumber
Oct 2, 2014 9:00 am

Like Jerusalem artichoke, egg cream and head cheese, the name Chinese okra (luffa actangula) is a misnomer. It’s a fruit closely related to the cucumber, and, when fresh and young, it has a texture and flavor somewhere between cucumber and zucchini. When dried, the fruit's fibers can be used as a scrubbing sponge, what we call a loofah. It's pretty easy to cook with, as Laurie Woolever  finds out. 

Check Out This Video Of A Spiral Vegetable Tart, Then Try The Recipe

A hypnotizing vegetarian tart packed with flavor
Sep 29, 2014 10:00 am

This vegetable tart uses seasonal vegetables to create a beautiful spiral pattern. The vegetarian dish is much easier than it appears, and is sure to be a hit at your next dinner party. The crème fraîche and Dijon add a subtle creaminess to the base of the tart without overpowering the veggies. Be sure to be bake till the crust is a nice, deep golden brown.

Meet The Fawaffle: A Waffled Falafel And Hummus Recipe

Nooks and crannies — never fry falafel balls again!
Sep 15, 2014 11:00 am
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And now, a book that needs no introduction: Will It Waffle? Chefs, editors, home cooks and general food enthusiasts are pretty much obsessed. If you have a waffle maker, and you should, there are 53 recipes waiting to be made in that magical machine. Answer the age-old question — will it waffle? — with a resounding "yes." First up, get ready to say fawaffle a bunch, cause it's fun.

10 Ways To Use Mushrooms Instead Of Meat

Rib-sticking mushroom recipes for a friendly Monday
Sep 8, 2014 1:00 pm

We don't need to tell you to sub mushrooms for meat on Mondays. That's the kind of alliteration you probably already use on a regular basis. The fact of the matter is, mushrooms are a superb understudy for just about any kind of animal protein whether you're off meat for good, an observant flexitarian or simply craving a juicy portobello. Peruse these 10 ways to make it happen, from tacos and sandwiches to lasagna and risotto. 

Video: Make Vegan BBQ Pulled Portobello Mushroom Sandwiches

Welcome vegan friends to your awesome barbecue!
Aug 25, 2014 11:00 am

Ask any vegan if they miss meat and you'll likely hear a resounding "no." That's because you don't have to miss meat, nor do you have to screw up a perfectly good bun with the fake stuff, when you have dishes like a barbecue pulled portobello sandwich, thanks to the fine folks at Vice Munchies.

Happy Lettuce Bikini Day!

Annual PETA stunt distracts meat summit goers
Jul 16, 2014 1:15 pm

It's that time again, the day when esteemed lawmakers in our nation's capital cast aside their partisan differences and enjoy some meat-free weinies handed out by ladies wearing lettuce bikinis, courtesy of the ironic flesh-peddlers at People For The Ethical Treatment of Animals. We're on the scene.

Taiim Falafel Shack's Quinoa Salad Recipe

If you only make one quinoa salad, make this one.
Jul 7, 2014 2:00 pm
Photo: Andre Baranowski

New York City may be a renowned global food hub. But just north of the Tri-State Area lies the rich, verdant Hudson Valley — home to wonderful farms, cheese producers and craft distilleries (plus restaurants that use the local products to their full potential).  


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