Category Archive: A Little Double Dipping

Triple Mushroom Soup [CYOB]

Create Your Own Bite #29 1 Ounce of Porcini Mushrooms, Dried 1 Teaspoon Vegetable Base 1/2 Cup Cremini Mushrooms, Sliced 1/2 Cup White Button Mushrooms, Sliced 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil 1/4 Cup White… Continue reading

A Little Word on TerraVITA Food & Wine Festival [The Traveling Bite]

“The biggest part of TerraVITA,” founder and director Colleen Minton tells me, “is that we focus on being mindful.” The extensive Food & Wine Festival, built on the foundation of the words for… Continue reading

A Little Word on Tasting the Tastiest Town [The Traveling Bite]

The South has a reputation for the best vinegar-based barbeque sauces in the country. It’s also known for grits, biscuits, hush puppies, and a variety of other foods that typically come deep-fried and… Continue reading

Where To Bite Mushrooms [New York, New York]

For me, there is almost nothing more sensational than a well-prepared mushroom. Pureed into a creamy soup or pate, grilled like a burger, roasted until crispy, or straight up raw and dipped in… Continue reading

Reduced Guilt Cinco De Mayo [A Double-Dip Day]

Friends, it’s been too long. I sincerely apologize for the unannounced, extended hiatus. The past few weeks have been jampacked, and I was caught off guard by how little time I’d have between… Continue reading

A Little Word on Vegetarian Thanksgivings – Leftovers [A Double-Dip Day Day]

Thanksgiving weekend may be coming to a close, but our fridge is still stuffed with traditional Thanksgiving leftovers. My father’s vegan stuffing and my aunt’s cranberry sauce are among the dishes taking up… Continue reading

A Little Word on Vegetarian Thanksgivings [A Double-Dip Day]

After hours of preparation and cooking, Thanksgiving came, and brought with it a dozen varieties of vegetables, including delicious housemade sauces and glazes, and more vegetarian and vegan options than I’m used to… Continue reading

Crispy Polenta with Zesty Peach Corn Salsa – CYOB [A Double-Dip Day]

Create Your Own Bite #12 Crispy Polenta with Zesty Peach Salsa For the Polenta:  1/4 Cup of Polenta-Style or Fine Cornmeal 3/4 – 1 Cup of Water 1/4 Teaspoon Salt 1/4 Teaspoon Canola… Continue reading

A Little Word on Corn [A Double-Dip Day]

As it has always been an abundant, cheap crop, corn has a legacy of sustenance throughout the history of civilization. “That which sustains life,” as it is known by Native Americans, has been… Continue reading

Spinach-Stuffed Mushrooms with Bulgur Wheat – CYOB [A Double-Dip Day]

Create Your Own Bite #9 Spinach-Stuffed Mushrooms served over Bulgur Wheat Adapted from a Veg Lite recipe first printed in the October 2011 issue of Vegetarian Times. 3 Medium-sized White Mushrooms, Stemmed 1/2 White… Continue reading