Category: Vegetables A to Z

M is For Mushroom

M is For Mushroom

[ 2 ] May 11, 2010 |

Vegetables from A to Z By Hannah Marcotti Pizza night in a house with gluten- and dairy-sensitive individuals looks a bit different than the standard dial-the-phone-for-delivery kind of approach. Luckily my crew loves mushrooms, in all shapes and sizes. Portobella pizza has become a favorite in our dinner rotation. The best part: My husband has […]

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K is For Kale

K is For Kale

[ 7 ] February 9, 2010 |

Vegetables from A to Z By Hannah Marcotti How was I to decide on a recipe to share with you using a vegetable that lends greatness to so many dishes? I adore kale. It would be safe to say kale has changed my life. It taught me to love dark greens and showed me how delicious they […]

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J is For Jalapeno

J is For Jalapeno

[ 0 ] December 18, 2009 |

Vegetables from A to Z By Hannah Marcotti I was inspired by my amazing farmer’s market finds to write this recipe using a lovely jalapeno and other fresh, beautiful vegetables. We are lucky to have access to multiple winter markets in Rhode Island. I brought $100 to the market and I bought ground lamb, stew […]

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I is For Iceberg

I is For Iceberg

[ 0 ] November 23, 2009 |

Vegetables from A to Z By Hannah Marcotti I’m not going to write about iceberg (oddly enough), but rather making the smartest nutritional choices at each meal. Iceberg is fine and crispy and quite yummy on a taco. The variety of lettuces and dark greens that are available in stores and markets today that pack […]

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H is For Habanero

H is For Habanero

[ 1 ] September 25, 2009 |

Vegetables from A to Z By Hannah Marcotti You’ve seen those itty bitty red peppers hanging out at the Markets looking like bright red lanterns. Do you walk past with intimidation or buy a couple and let them rot on your window sill? In this house we eat them…burp…blow our nose…take another bite! To answer […]

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G is For Ginger

G is For Ginger

[ 2 ] August 6, 2009 |

Vegetables from A to Z By Hannah Marcotti I just learned that ginger is mentioned in the Karma Sutra and is known for having aphrodisiac properties. How could I not feature it in my G article even though it is a rhizome? Ginger is one of those amazing little powerhouse foods that can easily be […]

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F is For Fennel

F is For Fennel

[ 2 ] July 21, 2009 |

Vegetables from A to Z By Hannah Marcotti I had that excited feeling you get when you can’t wait to share something really good. In this case it was a salad. Then I realized my salad wasn’t as unique as I thought.  There are others out there equally creative as I am! Okay, so I […]

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E is For Eggplant

E is For Eggplant

[ 3 ] June 26, 2009 |

Vegetables from A to Z By Hannah Marcotti Sometimes a recipe idea takes time before it makes it on to paper. I was determined to create a gluten-free eggplant fritter using simple ingredients, but the results just wouldn’t pass my ultimate test. Three batches later, my logical (and handsome) husband, Patrick, suggested I head in […]

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D is for Dandelion Greens

D is for Dandelion Greens

[ 5 ] June 5, 2009 |

Vegetables from A to Z By Hannah Marcotti There will always be times of unbalance in our lives. Some of us seem to invite a bit more chaos and disorder than others, especially when things are going well. Perhaps the calm and order is frightening, or we haven’t learned to embrace the stillness in the […]

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C is For Cabbage

C is For Cabbage

[ 7 ] May 15, 2009 |

Vegetables from A to Z By Hannah Marcotti When someone hears that I am gluten-dairy-soy-corn-and-mostly-grain-free, they usually ask, “So what do you eat?” Sometimes I forget how odd my personal food pyramid must look to others. To me, it is overflowing with choices. We live in a country whose dietary guidelines are built around most […]

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