baked crispy potatoes with arugula salad

broiled potatoes

with arugula salad

and dressing on top

source, 6 servings

8 medium potatoes, sliced thin; olive oil, 1/2 c follow your heart vegan parm+1 t kosher salt+1/2 t pepper+1 T cornstarch; 6 c arugula; dressing: 1/2 c tarragon white wine vinegar+1/4 c olive oil

alternate potatoes, drizzle of olive oil, & cheese in oiled cast-iron pan, 4 layers each, reserving some cheese; 375 F, 35 minutes covered with foil, gently compress top; 35 minutes uncovered, compress top; broil; serve with greens, dressing, remaining cheese

summer’s smoky pinto beans

beans in a quart jar

dried chili, coriander

picked in midsummer

6 servings

1 quart dried beans, 1 T dried coriander seeds, 3 dried chilis, 1 bay leaf, 2 t kosher salt, 1 T smoked paprika, 1 T balsamic vinegar, 2 T maple syrup

make sachet with coriander+chilis+bay leaf; simmer beans in 2 inches water & sachet until tender; remove sachet, add rest, cook down

sourdough maple biscotti

the first woodpecker

of the fall, a hairy or

is it a downy?

12 servings, 200 calories

1 c wheat chef, 1 t kosher salt, 1/2 c maple syrup, 2 T olive oil, 1 T vanilla, pinch orange zest, 1/4 c water, 1 c white flour, 2 c white whole wheat flour

stir; rest, covered, 1 hour, fold 8x; rest, covered, 3 hours; form log on silpat-covered stone, rest 1.5 hours; 375 F, 25 minutes; slice, 375 F, 25 minutes

sourdough pumpkin donuts

a yeasted donut

in donut pans instead of

cut with a cutter

10 servings, 150 calories

1 c wheat chef, 1/2 can pumpkin, 1/4 c apple juice, 1/2 t kosher salt, 1/2 t vanilla, 2 t pumpkin spice, 1/4 t orange zest, 8 packets stevia, 2 c white whole wheat flour

stir; rest, covered, 1 hour, fold 8x; rest, covered, 1 hour; place dough in silpat donut pans, sprinkle with more stevia, more salt, cinnamon; rest 20 minutes; 350 F, 15 minutes

apple-scented pumpkin sourdough

damp bird food broadcast

from the feeder isn’t too

old for the chickens

1 c wheat chef, 1/2 can pumpkin, 1/4 c apple juice, 2 c flour, 1 t kosher salt

stir; rest, covered, 1 hour, fold 8x; rest, covered, 8 hours, fold 8x; rest, covered, 13 hours, form loose ball; rest 20 minutes, slash top; 425 F in dutch oven, lid on, 25 minutes; lid off, 20 minutes

3 sisters chili

serve with sea salt, a

sliced chili from the garden,

bread & vegan cheese

source, 6 servings

1 lb mixed beans soaked overnight in 2-inches water+1/2 t salt; 1 halved onion, 1 chopped onion, 1 bay leaf, 2 T olive oil, 4 t minced garlic, 1 can diced tomatoes, 1 tiny can tomato paste, 1 c frozen corn, 2 c cubed butternut squash, 2 T chili powder, 1 t cumin, 1 t sugar, 1 t salt, cilantro

simmer beans+liquid, halved onion, bay leaf, 2 t garlic 30 minutes; cook chopped onion, oil, salt, sugar, chili powder, cumin, 2 t garlic 5 minutes, add tomatoes & paste, cook 5 minutes, add squash; add squash mixture to beans, simmer until done, add corn, heat through; top with cilantro