Cauliflower

Beautiful Indulgent Cauliflower Soup

Beautiful Indulgent Cauliflower Soup

Comfort food. This cauliflower soup is flavorful and oh-so-creamy. Topping it with big buttery bread crumbs elevates it from excellent to exceptional. It’s the perfect comfort food for these difficult times. By the way, did you know that cauliflower is 92% water? How interesting is…

Anxiety Eating Antidote: Spicy Cauliflower and Potato Soup

Anxiety Eating Antidote: Spicy Cauliflower and Potato Soup

I bought a cauliflower recently with good intentions. I’ve been doing a little a lot of anxiety eating lately as I sit here in California in Covid19 lockdown. My scale tells me I need to up my nutrition game. I know cruciferous vegetables are super foods.…

Wow! Savory Cauliflower Cake

Wow! Savory Cauliflower Cake

This one’s a keeper. On my first taste, I knew that this cauliflower cake would be a party dish on my table. I’m pretty picky about what I serve my guests but this beautiful dish is that good. Love at first bite, I guess. This…

Cumin-Spiced Cauliflower With Fried Lentils and Spinach Yogurt

Cumin-Spiced Cauliflower With Fried Lentils and Spinach Yogurt

  You’re pretty sure to be the only person to bring this salad to the next potluck. It’s unusual. This recipe is adapted from one that appears in Hetty McKinnon’s imaginitive salad cookbook, Neighborhood. I find myself repeatedly going to her cookbooks when I want…

Sicilian Cauliflower, Ph. D.

Sicilian Cauliflower, Ph. D.

Mark Twain wrote that “A cauliflower is nothing but a cabbage with a college education.” Funny. Think about it. Cauliflower:  B.A., M.A., Ph.D.–and that is just one of those plain vanilla white cauliflowers. Who even knows how many degrees one of those splendid romanesco cauliflowers…

Me, Serena Williams and Cauliflower Rice

You know how you put stuff off? Me, too. I don’t usually sing my own praises but I’m not shy about saying that I excel (I mean really excel) as a procrastinator. In fact, I’m the Serena Williams of procrastination. So, today I decided it…

Roasted Cauliflower Steaks

Roasted Cauliflower Steaks

  My friend Sarah recently went to lunch at the new Farmhouse Restaurant at Roger’s Gardens in Newport Beach. She came home raving about the food. The cauliflower steaks with chimichuri sauce particularly impressed her. I decided to see if I could recreate the dish…

Cauliflower Gratin

  It is overcast, drizzly and gloomy in Huntington Beach today. Cooking weather! My good friend Sarah is an Ina Garten devotee. Well, actually, she is an “Ina ♥ Jeffrey” devotee. Show Sarah a good romance and she’s hooked. Connect the romance to good food and…

Cauliflower Soup

  According to what I read online, cauliflower was the “it” vegetable for 2014. Where was I? Don’t get me wrong. I love cauliflower. I just didn’t get the memo. No problem that I missed the big party, though. Cauliflower continues to be “hot” in the…

Cauliflower and Potato Curry (Aloo Gobi)

I know. Indian food two posts in a row. In my defense, I have that great Indian corn dish that I just posted a day or so ago. I needed another dish to complement it for a proper Indian meal. I’ve always particularly enjoyed the…