Thursday, June 21, 2012

VeggieDag Thursday: Artichokes, and other Quick Links

VeggieDag Thursday
VeggieDag is an occasional Thursday post on an animal-free diet and its issues.

Quick links:
  • How to cook (and eat) an artichoke. Via YFGF, courtesy Summer Tomato.

  • NPR's Fresh Air interviews Sandor Katz, author of The Art of Fermentation. "The flavorful space between fresh and rotten."

  • With just weeks until California enacts a foie gras ban (1 July 2012), some restaurants and diners begin a "feeding frenzy." Via Huffington Post.

  • Backyard foraging: stinging nettle pesto. Via NPR.

  • Cooking fresh peas via YFGF. And four more ways, Via 100 CookBooks

  • Who says vegans can't enjoy BBQ?! Recipe for seitan in Pineapple Jack BBQ Sauce. Via One Green Planet.

  • Healthy salads for hedonists. Spike Gjerde of Woodberry Kitchen in Baltimore says “Eating salad shouldn’t feel like a punishment." Salads should be crunchy, crispy, chewy, & tender. Via Food and Wine Magazine.

  • 'Creamy' Vegan Chocolate 'Sorbet.' Recipe via Food 52

  • Mom's Cold Beet Soup recipe. Via YFGF.

  • Grilling vegetables (marinated in beer): so simple, so tasty. Via YFGF.

  • How to make a Spring Vegetable Wrap with Sesame Sauce. Via DCist.

  • Recipe for Spicy Braised Eggplant with... Prunes. Via Washington Post Food.

  • The Guardian on how to make perfect potato salad. Of course, I would use vegan mayo.

  • "Grilled, strawberries (!) become pockets of warm jam, bursting in your mouth." Via Forks in the Road.


  • VeggieDag is an occasional Thursday post on vegetarian issues. Why the name? Here.
  • Prior VeggieDag Thursday posts: here. Follow on Twitter: #VeggieDag.
  • Suggestions and submissions from chefs and homecooks: welcomed!

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