Tag Archives: Dairy-free

Clean out the Fridge Soup

I was about to go pick up my Full Circle organic produce delivery the other day, but I still had some produce from the previous box that needed to be used. Also, my friend was coming over for dinner with her girls, so I needed to make something right away.

I looked in the fridge and saw the 2-pound bag of carrots and some fresh ginger root that needed to be used, and I knew right away what I was going to make. I call it “Clean out the Fridge Soup” for this blog post, but it is more accurately Carrot Ginger Soup. Continue reading

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Any Season Spring Rolls

I first made these spring rolls for an event in 1997, and now many of my clients request them. Because the recipe requires about a day to make, I usually make them for parties rather than for my weekly clients. I shred and dress the vegetables the night before, then finish the other steps the next morning. Continue reading

Hot Weather: Cold Soup

Many people think of gazpacho as a red tomato-based soup, but I like this yellow tomato version, which I first found in the August/September 1997 issue of Fine Cooking magazine.

I recently served this at a mother-daughter luncheon, where the hostess was introducing her future daughter-in-law to friends and family. The party was for 25, so I doubled the recipe below and served the soup in bouillon cups. Continue reading

Easy Appetizer: Mango Salsa

 

A client recently requested that I make my spring rolls for a party, but the event had been moved up a day, so I did not have enough time to make them. Instead, I created this salsa recipe and served it on endive petals. Continue reading