A sourdough starter is a wonderful, living, growing, breathing, bread-giving thing. But as every parent of a starter knows, sometimes you need to trim and
Salads you can make with pickle juice
One of the easiest and fastest ways to make the most of your pickle juice is pouring it over your salad. Treat pickle juice like the vinegar in a standard
Five ways to use citrus peels in desserts
We've previously written about how to candy citrus peels. It's an easy, delicious, low-waste and extraordinarily inexpensive way to make a fancy treat.
Sauces and pestos you can make with radish greens
Yes, you can eat radish greens! You might sauté them, cook them in soup, put the tenderest ones in salads or blend them into pestos. They can up nutrition and
Savory recipes that use aquafaba
We previously shared a collection of desserts that use aqaufaba (the liquid leftover after preparing chickpeas or simply opening a can of them) in everything
Dips and spreads you can make with pickle juice!
Pickle juice isn't just for preserving pickles! The briny, acidic liquid can do wonders in all sorts of preparations, including those for spreads and dips.
What to make with broccoli stalks
Whenever I'm preparing fresh broccoli I try to incorporate the stalks into the recipe. They're perfectly edible and nutritious and using the florets and stalks
Savory recipes using orange peel
Around every orange is a flavor-packed secret ingredient just waiting to shine: the peel! Peels are great in sweet dishes, like these candied citrus peels, but
Seven desserts using aquafaba, aka the liquid from chickpea cans!
Often dumped, but oh-so-useful, that thick liquid in your canned chickpeas can be a kitchen super hero. It's called aquafaba and can do magic tricks like
Improv Upma: A cozy meal that uses up all the things
I love cozy, mushy dishes. Especially the hot and savory kind. If mashed potatoes, grits, or even a nice risotto or stuffing are on offer, I may very well skip
Mint stem & cucumber peel water
Today's flexipe is inspired by Bettina Stern, co-founder of Chaia, a DC restaurant that channels vegetable love into taco form. One way Chaia keeps operations
Overripe banana cookies
Banana bread is a great “solution” to the “problem” of overripe bananas (and here’s our absolute favorite recipe). But what if you don’t have the time for all
Savory Cauliflower Bonus Bits
Oh, look, it’s a simple, flavorful, easy, healthy side dish that’s basically free! This latest installment of our occasional series on Stacy and Emily
Extra baby food peanut noodles
When I first started feeding my baby purees, I was prepared for food to be wasted. I imagined it smeared all over his face, his hands, the high chair, the
Cauliflower leaf saag chana
When we last left Stacy and Emily Cloyd, they had made a delightful salad from the abundant leaves of their monster farmers market cauliflower. But the salad
Cauliflower leaves are excellent salad greens
Here’s a fun fact—the leaves that cradle a cauliflower head grow so big that farmers use them as built-in sun shades, tying them, ponytail-like, over the heads.