Gazpacho Soup Shooters

Gazpaco Soup Shooters

A Classic Spanish soup with all the flavors of summer. And with a few Delicious twists, this makes a fabulous Bloody Maria! Gazpacho Soup Shooters Ingredients 4-5 large tomatoes, skinned and seeded cut into chunks ¼ cucumber diced ½ yellow onion, diced 1 red or green bell pepper seeded and diced 1 small clove of …

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Fabulous Fourth of July Grilling ideas from Toni Fiore

I love when people ask, “Hey what do vegetarians cook on the grill anyway? Veggie burgers, corn, fake hot dogs??” Well, since all we hear about for the entire week leading up the Fourth of July are the recipes, stories and suggestions for grilling hundreds of pounds of burgers, steaks, chicken and ribs (did I …

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Can’t Beat Beets

Like Cilantro it seems that people either love beets or hate them! Tonight I made Beet Burgers (recipe courtesy of Didi Emmons and in my book “Totally Vegetarian”) for a couple of friends who swore they would never (ever) develop a liking for this sadly underused root vegetable. Even though I’m seeing beets making more …

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Stewed Cabbage with Tomatoes

Summer in Maine has ended but the market produce is still bountiful. And with it Toni makes a simple and delicious Cabbage side dish. Watch Stewed Cabbage with Tomatoes Why not check out your own local farmers market this weekend.  

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Late Season Vegetable Mélange

Serves 4-6 Inspired by the $5 “grab bags” of vegetables sold by one of the vendors at our local farmer’s market, this variety of late season vegetables combined with woodsy Cremini mushrooms is equally scrumptious for lunch or dinner served alongside tofu “steaks” or a veggie burger, or simply spooned over whole wheat pasta or …

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Garlic, roasted on the grill

Roasting garlic produces a complete change in flavor, the “bite” of raw garlic magically turns into a mellow sweetness you have to try to believe! I often roast up to half a dozen garlic heads at a time. They keep well — a month or more in the fridge — and in my house, they …

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Mixed Vegetable Grill

Onions and summer squashes are superb when grilled, but don’t be afraid to try any vegetable on the grill. Toni also likes to throw in carrots, fresh fennel, and halved baby potatoes. You’re only limited by your own imagination. Serves 4-6 Ingredients: Basic Balsamico Vinaigrette (makes about 1 cup): 3/4 c. extra virgin olive oil …

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The season of fresh is upon us

“The best organic food is what’s grown closest to you.” Whether you’re looking for a farmer’s market in your area or want to learn more about Community Supported Agriculture, Local Harvest has the answers for you. While admittedly the site is not just for vegetarians, there is so much useful information here, it’s well worth …

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Saturday Food Thoughts

Saturday Food Thoughts This past Saturday at the local Portland, Maine Farmers Market I had a great conversation with one of the vendors about the differences between shopping in open Italian markets, at local farmers markets here in Maine, and the supermarket. What is it that makes open fruit and vegetable markets such vital and …

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