raspberry crumb cake

after a rainstorm

white fluffy chickens could use

a warm hair dryer

source, 10 servings, 350 calories

dough: 1.5 c white whole wheat flour, 1 c brown sugar, 1 1/4 c oats, 1 t kosher salt, 1 t powder, 1 t cinnamon, 1/2 t soda, 1.5 sticks cold vegan butter; fruit: 12 oz frozen raspberries, 1 T lemon peel, 1/2 t cinnamon, 2 T white whole wheat flour, 1/4 c lemon juice

dough: food processor, press 3/4 into a parchment-lined cast-iron pan, 350 F, 15 minutes; filling: combine, put over baked bottom crust, top with rest of dough, bake 45 minutes

black bean patties with raita & spaghetti squash

roast the onions &

garlic with the squash & use

when making patties

4 servings

squash: 1 halved spaghetti squash, 1/2 peeled bulb garlic, 1 peeled shallot, 3 peeled onions, oil, s&p, brown sugar; raita: 1 diced cuke, 1 c yogurt, 2 T lemon juice, 1/2 t salt, 1/2 t garlic powder, basil & parsley; patties: 1 can rinsed & drained black beans, 3 eggs, 1 c panko, 1/2 c grated parm, 1/4 c canola oil, 2 cloves roasted garlic, 1 roasted onion; tortillas

squash: roast all at 425 F; remove squash from skin, combine with rest; raita: combine; patties: chop together, rest 1 hour, form patties & fry on both sides; toast tortillas in hot patty pan

one pot tomato & peas spaghetti

a turkey vulture

sitting on a nearby branch

showing its bigness

source, 6 servings

olive oil, 1 sliced onion, 4 smashed cloves garlic, kosher salt+pepper+red pepper flakes, 1 T balsamic vinegar, 1 lb spaghetti, 8 chopped big tomatoes, 1 c basil, 1/2 c vegan parm, 8 oz peas

brown oil, onion, garlic, spices, vinegar; add pasta+tomatoes & 2 c water; simmer, covered, until pasta is al dente; cook down, add rest

4 berries upside down cake

a bag of frozen

mixed berries from the freezer

into the caramel

source

berries: 1 lb frozen mixed berries, 1/2 stick butter, 1/3 c brown sugar, juice of 1 lemon, pinch salt; cake: 1 stick melted butter, 1 c sugar, 1 T vanilla, zest of 1 lemon, 2 eggs, 1/2 c yogurt, 1.5 t powder, 1/4 t soda, 3/4 t salt, 1.5 c flour

berries: caramelize all but fruit, add fruit, pour into parchment-lined baking dish; cake: mix, pour over berries; 350 F, 45 minutes (for molten middle, 60 for cakey middle), cool, turn out

zucchini & greens gratin

slice the zucchini

thin & layer some over

the casserole top

source, 6 servings

1 lb spinach, 1 sliced zucchini, olive oil, s&p, 1 t rosemary, 1 t thyme, 2 smashed cloves garlic, 3 eggs, 1/2 c milk, 3/4 c shredded gruyere, 1/4 c shredded parm

brown garlic, 1/2 zucchini, herbs & spices in oil; add spinach, wilt; add eggs, milk, gruyere; pour into oiled baking dish, top with parm & rest of zucchini; 375 F, 20 minutes; broil

sourdough with aquafaba

the great blue heron

only makes the pretense of

flying far when seen

1 c wheat chef, 3/4 c aquafaba, 3 c flour, 1/2 c water, 1 T sugar

stir, rest 1 hour; fold, rest 6 hours; fold, rest 11 hours; place in parchment-lined dutch oven, rest 3 hours; slash top, place in cold oven set to 425 F, covered, 35 minutes; uncovered, 15 minutes; on oven rack, 10 minutes; oven off, 5 minutes; rests: covered, room temperature; folds: 8x