From: Fully Raw
Beth’s Vegetarian Thanksgiving Feast From: Kin Community
Cookie + Kate
This sounds deeelicious!
Next week I am putting this dish on my table!
It’s getting a little cold out these days. I don’t know what I was expecting since it’s mid-November and I live in Canada! We have experienced unseasonably warm weather in Toronto…
In the U.S. there are more than 100 varieties of potatoes. Each of them fit into one of seven potato type categories: russet, red, white, yellow, blue/purple, fingerling and petite. If you want to learn more about potato varieties, follow the link below!
Vegetable Quinoa Croquettes
Makes 16 croquettes
1 cup dry quinoa
8 oz. sweet potato, peeled, diced, steamed, mashed
8 oz. white potato, peeled, diced, steamed, mashed
1 cup red onion, finely diced
½ cup red pepper, finely diced
4 cloves garlic, crushed
2 tbsp. olive oil plus 1 tbsp. to brown the croquettes
1/3 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
14 oz. white beans, drained and rinsed
1 tsp. dried Italian seasoning
1 tsp. ground cumin
Juice of one lime
1 tsp. sea salt
1. Cook quinoa in 2 cups water, yielding 3 cups cooked quinoa, cooled.
2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, mashed sweet potato, and mashed white potato.
3. Sauté the onion, red pepper, and crushed garlic in 2 tbsp. olive oil for 2 – 3 minutes until translucent. Allow to cool, then add to the mixing bowl.
4. Add remaining ingredients to the bowl. Stir or combine by hand.
5. Heat olive oil in sauté pan over medium heat. Form mixture into croquettes and gently turn into the pan.
6. Heat through while browning gently on both sides. Remove from heat and slide directly onto a dining plate. Repeat until you have enough for you and your dinner crowd.
7. These patties are tender and fragile, so handle them as little as possible by turning them onto a dinner plate directly from the sauté pan if possible for the nicest presentation.
He really is the better half 💗 My super amazing hubby likes to surprise me with gifts. Which he knows I love because they are unplanned, spur of the moment and not given at the traditional birthday, Christmas, Yule, etc…. We exchange gifts for those too, but he likes me to feel pampered and will get me things I would never spend the money on because “they aren’t practical”. And he wants more for me.
So after opening my super awesome presents I decided a great accompaniment to the fruit would be a nice hot cup of semi-homemade cider. The apples are wrapped in chocolate and caramel so the sound of cider along with the fruit sounded so good! So I made some cider!
Throw It Together Quick Cider
4-5 cups apple juice
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
a couple drops of artificial caramel, or rum flavoring, to taste (optional)
garnish with a cinnamon stick or apple slice (if you have it and want to make it pretty)
Heat the apple juice and spices in a small pot, stir over medium heat, reducing heat as it starts to get hotter. Keep stirring so the spices fully dissolve or you will have clumps in your cider. Last, before removing from heat add in the artificial flavoring if adding it, stir for a moment or two. Serve hot and enjoy a cozy cup of autumn
Pan fried Cauliflower Gnocchi with Lemon & Rosemary Sauce
recipe source: unknown, it was shared with me
Cauliflower with Parmesan, Lemon & Thyme
1 Large Head Cauliflower (about 2 pounds), broken into florets
3 Tbsp Olive Oil
4 Garlic Cloves, thinly sliced
1 Shallot, sliced
4 Sprigs Thyme
2 Lemons, thinly sliced
¼ Cup Parmesan, grated
Coarse Salt and Freshly Ground Pepper
Preheat oven to 475°F
On two rimmed baking sheets, toss cauliflower with oil, garlic, and lemons; season generously with salt and pepper. Tuck shallot slices and sprigs of thyme underneath the cauliflower. Roast for 25 to 30 minutes until brown and tender, tossing once halfway through. Serve with grated parmesan on top.