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Rice Patties baked

Rice Patties

Rice Patties Ingredients 2 cups of white rice4 cups vegetable stock4 eggs1/2 cup shredded cheese of your choice1/2 zucchini, finely chopped2 tablespoons seasoning saltpepper to taste2 cups breadcrumbs1 tablespoon Italian dried seasoning Method: Bring the stock to boil in a large pot. Reduce the heat and add rice. Keep covered and cook slowly until all … Read more

Paptert and own concoction of layers of leek, an onion, beef strips, and kale with BBQ sauce


Paptert I’ve never made a “paptert” before, and honestly didn’t even know what you’re supposed to put in the layers! So I made it up Bottom layer: Stir-fried a leek, an onion, beef strips, and kale with BBQ sauce.Then a layer of pap made in beef stock Then a sauce layer: Can of chopped tomatoes … Read more

Slices of Grilled Polenta

Grilled Polenta

Grilled Polenta Method: Bring the water with vegetable stock to a rapid boil (or just use stock, if you have it on hand) in a large pot. Turn the heat down to medium-low and pull the put right of the stove. Whisk while adding cornmeal slowly. Whisk thoroughly to avoid any lumps until well combined, … Read more

A bowl of Mushroom and Lentil soup

Mushroom and Lentils Soup

Mushroom and Lentils Soup Tonight’s dinner: soup to accommodate my new state of wisdom-toothlessness Ingredients: 1 onion2 cloves of garlic12 or so mushrooms3 stalks of celery2 Roma tomatoes1 cup broccoli1/2 head cauliflower1/2 cup lentils (I used split red lentils)8 cups water with 2 stock cubes OR 8 cups vegetable stock2 gigantic hands full of fresh baby … Read more