Mom’s Cranberry Sauce

Mom’s Cranberry Sauce

Thanksgiving approaches, and boy do I have a lot of recipes for you over the next ten days. We’ll start here with my mom’s recipe for homemade cranberry sauce. It’s sweet, it’s tangy, it’s aromatic, and the addition of chopped walnuts even gives it a 

Baba Ghanoush

Baba Ghanoush

We are quickly running out of summer, but the weather here in Oregon hasn’t yet noticed. In the heat of late summer, nothing is more appealing to me than a nice mezze platter piled high with dips, bread, cheese, vegetables, and pickled things. And the 

Stovetop Focaccia

Stovetop Focaccia

Focaccia is an easy bread. It is always delicious and, unlike many breads, it doesn’t require much finesse. The herbs and oil give you a delicious, crispy crust every time, with a spongy, open crumb. I could eat focaccia with olive oil at every meal 

Romesco Sauce

Romesco Sauce

For course #5, I served fried chicken and broccolini over romesco sauce. This was the fill ‘em up course, to ensure that this group of guys at the table, all of whom had gone on some sort of adventure that day, got enough to eat 

Patatas Bravas

Patatas Bravas

Patatas Bravas is a traditional Spanish tapas dish consisting of crispy, fried potatoes drizzled in a smoky salsa brava made with tomatoes and smoked paprika. They are sometimes also dressed up with garlicky aioli, and are undoubtedly one of the best tapas dishes out there.

Gazpacho

Gazpacho

When it is too hot in the bus to consider cooking, nothing hits the spot like gazpacho. It really is the perfect summertime dish, a raw and vegan soup filled with the vibrant tastes of fresh produce. Look, I know that putting raw and vegan 

Vegan Chocolate Pudding

Vegan Chocolate Pudding

Pudding is one of my favorite desserts to scratch-make in the bus because it is just so simple to throw together with ingredients that we usually have on hand. And, as it turns out, it is also super easy to make vegan. A simple stovetop 

Vegan Poke Bowl

Vegan Poke Bowl

While poke is typically thought of as being made from raw fish, the word actually just means to slice crosswise, so I think this vegan option still qualifies. Fish is standard, but most of the flavor of poke comes from the other ingredients anyway. Substituting 

Watermelon Gazpacho

Watermelon Gazpacho

In the heat of summer, there is no better way to start a meal than with a nice watermelon gazpacho. A small serving of a sweet, cool soup with that incredible combination of summer flavors: watermelon and mint. This gazpacho is cool, refreshing, and screams 

Tofu and Mushroom Adobo

Tofu and Mushroom Adobo

Adobo has often been argued to be the unofficial national dish of the Philippines. There are said to be as many ways to make adobo as there are Filipino households, though precious few of them are vegan. Like many coastal Asian cuisines, a large percentage