Vegetables


March 11, 2013

The Forest Feast: Beet, Onion + Eggplant Stack

by Erin Gleeson


This is a fun way to present roasted vegetables and it’s super easy! Just try to find eggplant, beets and onions that are approximately the same size around, so the circles match up when stacked.

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March 5, 2013

MOTOism: Homemade Dried Shiitake

by Moto

Dried mushrooms are fashionable. They are packed with umami, and don’t contain any artificial crap. By drying them, mushrooms are concentrated with nutrients and all the good stuff.

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February 18, 2013

The Forest Feast: Collards with Capers + Burrata

by Erin Gleeson


I have been getting a lot of collard greens in my CSA lately. I love how easy they are to quickly chop and fry up with a bit of olive oil.

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January 14, 2013

The Forest Feast: Roasted Brussels Sprouts

by Kayoko

There were some brussels sprouts scattered in my CSA box this week and it inspired me to come home and make an oldie but goodie: roasted brussels sprouts with golden raisins and turkey kielbasa.

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December 17, 2012

The Forest Feast: Shaved Brussels Slaw

by Erin Gleeson

Raw brussels sprouts have never tasted so good! If you want to make a lot of this, the slice blade on the Cuisinart or mandoline works really well too.

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November 26, 2012

The Forest Feast: Cauliflower Gratin

by Erin Gleeson

Using cauliflower instead of potatoes in a gratin is a little lighter and just as delicious.

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November 15, 2012

Japanify: Kale Ohitashi

by yoko

Although I have embraced the fact that I have now crossed-over into 30-somethingdom, my diet has not caught up.

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October 22, 2012

The Forest Feast: Mushroom Quinoa Risotto

by Erin Gleeson

Forager, alert! Mushrooms are everywhere right now. I was in Santa Cruz recently and met a forager who showed me all the edible mushrooms he’d found on his walk and gave me tips on how to spot them.

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October 11, 2012

Japanify: Matsutake Farro

by yoko

The other day, Washi and I went to Uniqlo thinking we could just casually stroll in two days after its opening.

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September 25, 2012

MOTOism: Farewell to Summer: Corn 2 Ways

by Moto

Summer is over, but I like the beginning of the autumn. I can finally wear layers, and the chill in the morning and evening is comforting.

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