Monthly Archives: September 2013

Multicultural Taco Cleanse: Indian Tacos

If one defines a taco as “a single fold tortilla holding a tasty filling” then one can move geographically far beyond the beans and salsa of Mexico for awesome tacos. Replace the pinto beans, refritos, or black beans with dhal, … Continue reading

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Taco Cleanse On the Go: Bento Tacos

I ventured out of Copper Canyon ingredients today for a between class taco snack with Asian ingredients and flavors. Appropriately, I packed them in a little steel bento box. Who says tacos must be Mexican? Any sort of tasty filling … Continue reading

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Copper Canyon Revisited: The Tarahumara Table

Last year for Vegan Mofo I wrote about my south of the border heroes, the ultrarunners of the Sierra Madre, the Tarahumara, here, and here. Anyone who has read Christopher McDougall’s entertaining book Born to Run knows what I mean. Here is … Continue reading

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Mac ‘N’ Cheese Monday: Best Cheeze Sauce Redux

Nothing big to report here. But I suppose that’s how mac ‘n’ cheese is supposed to work. Simple, easy, familiar, and therefore comforting, it shouldn’t be a major project. So, with three mac ‘n’ cheese projects completed, this time it’s … Continue reading

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Easy Quesadilla with The. Best. Cheeze. Sauce.

I am a cheese addict. While that usually manifested itself in a deep love affair with imported European goat’s and sheep’s milk cheeses, and selected Alpine cheeses, some other uses were very addictive. Pizza. And quesadillas made with spicy cheese, … Continue reading

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Retro Saturday: Veganized Family Broccoli Chicken Casserole

I combined two Vegan Mofo projects for today: Retro Saturday, which for me means a casserole, and veganizing and old family recipe. One of our favorite dishes growing up was this broccoli chicken casserole that my mom made that had … Continue reading

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Taco Cleanse: Garbage Tacos

In my family we have a long and storied tradition of eating garbage. Not literally, of course, but I suppose it’s all just a matter of timing, right? Even your most valuable possessions today will eventually be garbage. For food, … Continue reading

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