• 2020-eggplant-caponata
    Food,  Recipes

    Introduction to Intuitive Cooking & Recipish

    Introduction to Intuitive Cooking & Recipish! First off, what the heck is a “recipish”?? To me, a recipish is a method of cooking a dish, like a loose equation. There’s a general formula for a certain type of dish, and you plug in the various ingredients and follow certain steps to get the final dish. You start with X, then do Y, add Z, and that gives you the finished dish. Unlike a formal recipe, it does not provide exact quantities of any of the variables for the final dish. This is something that has been developed by me through . But how did I get here and how can…

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    TVP Tacos

    TVP tacos! What’s TVP you ask? TVP stands for textured vegetable protein. It is a high fiber, high protein, soy based meat alternative. It is usually dehydrated when purchased, it’s texture resembling a really crunchy cereal. But after rehydrating it gives a very meaty texture comparable to ground beef, which makes it a perfect protein for tacos! To make the tvp tacos, first get out a pan and put it on medium high heat. Add some vegetable broth to the pan and let sit until boiling. Then add the tvp and stir. The tvp should absorb the vegetable broth like a sponge. If it’s too dry, add more broth. If…

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    Roasted Potatoes

    Ahh roasted potatoes, one of the easiest ways to eat this simple yet absolutely delicious vegetable. Well what makes a roasted potato? Heat. Dry heat. Oven heat. For a while. Maybe 30 minutes or up to an hour depending on the oven temperature and the size of your potato pieces. How can we make the roasted potatoes extra delicious? Add lots of flavorings! Like spices and herbs. This time I used garlic powder, onion powder, parsley, rosemary, sage, thyme, (isn’t that a song??), a little bit of oil, and of course salt and pepper. After washing and cutting your potatoes into equal sized pieces, toss them in a bowl with…