French Onion Soup with Cashew Cheese: Recipe #268

I love French onion soup: the earthy oniony broth, the soft soaked bread, the gooey melty cheese. This is the first time I’ve tried making it at home, and it was fantastic. We even made our own plant-based mozzarella from cashews!

Australian Pie Floaters: #83 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

When I first heard about this recipe, I thought it was strange to put a meat pie in a puddle of pea soup. But it actually turns out to be fantastic, like adding a healthy gravy to moisten your pie. I prototyped this recipe with store-bought pies and soup, but of course you could makeContinue reading “Australian Pie Floaters: #83 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

Homemade Chicken Stock: #80 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

Why throw out a perfectly good roast chicken carcass, when you can easily turn it into chicken stock for 5 or 6 future meals? It’s just a matter of throwing everything into a pot and letting it simmer for 6-12 hours. As a bonus, boiling the bones pulls out extra nutrients too. This is partContinue reading “Homemade Chicken Stock: #80 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

Lentils with Sausages: #77 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

This is a tasty and nutritious Italian peasant dish, which you can serve for lunch or dinner with pasta or fresh bread. I used chicken sausages, fresh chopped spinach, and the secret ingredient to any lentil soup – celery!  This is part of our 1,000 Food Experiments to create sustainable meals for our family and hopefully yours.Continue reading “Lentils with Sausages: #77 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

Zuppa di Fagioli (Italian Bean Soup): #74 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

There’s nothing like a bowl of good old-fashioned comfort food: beans, rice, veggies, and a delicious broth. It tastes like being in an Italian grandmother’s kitchen. Even better if you soak your own dry beans the night before! This is part of our 1,000 Food Experiments to create sustainable meals for our family and hopefully yours. IngredientsContinue reading “Zuppa di Fagioli (Italian Bean Soup): #74 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”