French Lentils du Puy with Caramelized Onions + How to open stubborn pistachios every time

I always say that French lentils du Puy are the Cadillac of lentils. Simple brown lentils or fall-apart-in-your-mouth red lentils have an open invitation to my dinner plate. However, there’s something extra special about French lentils du Puy ....more

Roasted Garlic & Fresh Herb Cream Cheese + Crave Eat Heal Giveaway

Cravings are faced head on in Crave Eat Heal, a new cookbook by Annie Oliverio. (Out in stores today!) If you’ve ever wondered how to scratch that itch for something salty, spicy, creamy, or crunchy, Annie makes it as simple as turning to the chapter in question and digging in. I’ve been following Annie’s blog, […] The post Roasted Garlic & Fresh Herb Cream Cheese + Crave Eat Heal Giveaway appeared first on Cadry's Kitchen ....more

Veestro: Vegan Meals Brought to Your Door

When I was in high school, a friend’s family would get regular deliveries from the Schwan’s truck. Like a grown-up’s version of the ice cream man, the truck would bring all kinds of frozen items, including a frozen pizza to which I was particularly fond. It was a little personal-sized pizza, and often when I […] The post Veestro: Vegan Meals Brought to Your Door appeared first on Cadry's Kitchen ....more

Red wine-infused mushrooms + The key to killer creminis

Mushrooms are one of those foods about which people have strong and often conflicting opinions. On the one hand, some mushroom varieties are amongst the world’s most expensive foods. Usually plants don’t rank on the priciest “luxury” foods, but truffles and morels are exceptions ....more

15 Kitchen Necessities

A few weeks ago I shared 5 essential kitchen tools (plus one that’s just nice to have.) Today I’m completing the list with 15 kitchen necessities. Food processor I have two food processors – one with a small container and one with a larger container. I got the little...more

Streamlining My Soy Game + 7 Recipes for the Lazy Tofu Lover in You

Like many people growing up in Iowa in the 1980’s, my diet did not involve a lot of tofu. To my 9-year-old eyes, tofu was that weird square-shaped water balloon in the grocery store, with liquid bulging against its plastic sides. It wasn’t anything that we kept in our house ....more

Curried Lentil Soup

Whenever David and I are going out of town, I spend the week leading up to the trip trying to eat down the food we have in the refrigerator. It becomes some kind of Chopped-style competition in my own kitchen. “Now, what can I do with half of a pineapple, collard greens, and cilantro?” Obviously […] The post Curried Lentil Soup appeared first on Cadry's Kitchen ....more

Keeping a Vegan Home

When David and I moved away from the expense of a big city, one of the things we were most looking forward to was living in a house. In our adult lives up until that point, we’d shared walls, floors, and/or ceilings with strangers. From dorm rooms, to apartments, to townhomes, we were always aware […] The post Keeping a Vegan Home appeared first on Cadry's Kitchen ....more

Vegan Reuben Round-up

If there’s a vegan reuben on a menu, I have no choice but to order it. While I have sampled reubens from many stops along the way, here are 9 vegan reubens that you won’t want to miss. (These sandwiches are in no particular order ....more