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Sample recipes from Vegetable Love

Basic Chicken Stock

As I roast chicken frequently, I break up the leftover carcass and add it, along with any gizzards, hearts and bones from the plate, to ...

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Individual White Cheddar Corn-Chili Soufflés

A nice recipe for a party.

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Chicken Peanut Butter Stew

This is a variation on an African stew. For more authenticity, use yams instead of sweet potatoes.

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Peanut Brittle

The recipe for this treat, which works well in a microwave oven, first appeared in my book Microwave Gourmet. The microwave is a miracle ...

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Crostini

These are thin, flat croutons that the British used to call “sippets” and cut into fanciful shapes—hearts and diamonds. When made with ol...

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Fresh Tomatillo Salsa

In northern climes, tomatillos—the green tomato-shape fruits with the brown papery husks—are easier to find than they used to be. They a...

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Shirred Eggs with Herbs, Tomatoes and Cream

When trying to think of a last-minute first course, I don’t ignore the loyal eggs waiting in the refrigerator. These shirred (baked with...

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Oven-Braised Parsnips

I don’t remember what brought this somewhat nutty combination to my mind, but it works splendidly.

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Gratin of Radicchio

With a larger baking dish, this can be doubled for a larger party. It is definitely party food, say with roast veal.

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Cardoons with Parsley, Anchovies and Olive Sauce

This is a dish with very rich flavors. Serve with a simple, light fish—no sauce.

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Gala Meat Loaf with Spinach

This meat loaf is gala because it tastes so good and looks attractive, with the green spinach splashes throughout. It is a quick microwav...

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Dried Bread Crumbs

Most of us have leftover bread. It shouldn’t be wasted. I routinely make dried bread crumbs and keep them in a tightly covered jar to use...

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Creamy Brussels Sprouts and Pearl Onions

Small to medium Brussels sprouts work best in this dish; they cook in the same amount of time as the onions. If only larger Brussels spro...

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Vegetable Broth

For a smoother, more unctuous mouth feel, agar-agar or tapioca powder may be added to the finished broth. Leek Broth is another vegetaria...

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Orzo, Edamame and Shrimp Sauté

Edamame with Italian-style Greek pasta (usually called riso in Italy), shrimp and Asian seasonings make for a lovely dish. It can be mad...

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Braised Leeks with Lemon

I make these each year for Thanksgiving, using some jealously guarded turkey stock made the year before. (A recipe for turkey stock is in...

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Leek Broth

Leek greens need not be discarded; they make an excellent broth.

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Fiddlehead and Chanterelle Risotto

This is a risotto full of the freshness of spring. It is liable to be expensive unless there is a good forager around. The colors are gr...

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Velvet Smoked Trout

This can be stuffed into any cooked vegetable, served with crudités, spread on  crostini or tucked into fully baked miniature tart shells.

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