All of the recipes on 101 Cookbooks are vegetarian, but(!) this section highlights some favorites, along with many ideas for mains and side dishes to build a meal around.
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Molly Stevens' Braised Celery recipe - take a dish of celery segments topped with a dose of sauteed aromatics (celery hearts, shallots, and thyme), and a bit of broth. Slowly cook it all down under a roof of tinfoil until it is nice, moist, and tender - then finish it off gratin-style with crunchy bread crumbs and a bit of nutty gruyere.
My fingers are a little raw from shelling pistachios for what felt like two hours at the crack of dawn this morning. Note to self, recipes that require shelling, blanching, and skinning usually take a long time...
Smoky and creamy, this salsa recipe is best drizzled over eggs, quesadilla, and crepes.
Simple-yet-decadent this dairy-free chocolate mousse recipe wins over non-vegans and vegans alike.
A knock-out tomato tart recipe - it highlights the flavor and vibrancy of the tomatoes while remaining mush-free.
This has become one of my favorite crostini recipes - goat cheese, black beluga lentils, and chives on garlic-rubbed crostini.
Rebecca Wood's perfect summertime quiche - creamy corn flavor hits your tongue first, the summer tomatoes burst next, and then you are hit with accents of slivered basil and scallions. Made in a tef flour crust.
All about making yogurt from scratch - includes Wayne's special homemade yogurt recipe.
Michele Cranston's Honey-toasted Fruit Muesli Recipe. Made from lots of oats, sunflower seeds, almonds, coconut, honey, dried fruit and seeds.
This crema de guacamole recipe makes the ultimate chilled summertime soup.