Best Recipes On Earth

A collection of some nice recipes from several recipe blogs and websites. All vegeterian, some vegan.

brussels sprouts, apple and pomegranate salad

Things I Learned Hosting My First Friendsgiving On logistics • As I realized last week, what makes big meals (we had 16 people) scary isn’t the cooking as much as the sheer volume of it all a…


fall veg + lentil bowl w/ goji ginger tahini cream

I love sauce (not to be confused with a love for hitting the sauce). I love the taste-as-you-go nature of making one, re-working classics, coming up with wild new versions, and smothering my food with it, always. Most importantly, I like that I can make a jar-full and have some on hand. I think…


Sweet Potato Oatmeal Breakfast Casserole

Thai Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers with Spicy Peanut Sauce

carrot soup with tahini and crisped chickpeas

It’s the first week of January, so I am going to go out on a limb and guess that no fewer than 52 percent of you are gnawing on a carrot stick right now. If you’re not gnawing on a carr…


roasted peppers with capers and mozzarella

Most of the time, I don’t choose the recipes I share here, they choose me. I’ll be bumming around, reading my epics, keeping to myself when suddenly the urge for rhubarb muffins will co…


zucchini and almond pasta salad

And so, we’ve finally fled the coop. We headed out last weekend to a house we’ve rented (with enough spare bedrooms for grandparents to come and babysit catch up with their favorite gra…


lentil and chickpea salad with feta and tahini

I have an uneven history with chef cookbooks. I have learned the hard way more often than I’ve wished to that just because I might enjoy sitting down at someone’s restaurant table does …



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DIY Burrito Bowl

ginger sweet potato dal with coconut leeks

I’ve been making this recipe forever. Sometimes I change it up with other spices or different types of lentils/pulses, but the core remains as one of my weeknight dinner go-to’s. I love how it checks off all of those crucial boxes: easy, quick, economical, comforting and so, so good for you. I think…



The stuffed sweet potato is no stranger to our weekday dinnertimes, but this iteration is easily the best one we’ve had in a while. The tahini sauce here has a perfect amount of zip from fresh ginger and a whole lot of lime juice–just the way I like it. It kind of sparkles on the palette. The…


Golden Red Lentil Dal with Cilantro-Speckled Basmati

miso sweet potato and broccoli bowl

Wild rice, deeply roasted sweet potatoes and broccoli and a miso-ginger-tahini dressing all piled into one bowl make this one of my favorite fall weeknight dinners — the kind you’d eat …


cauliflower-feta fritters with pomegranate

I know what you’re thinking; you don’t even need to say it: It’s time for a fritter intervention. A frittervention? Here, I’ll go first: My name is Deb Perelman and I have a…


ginger fried rice

According to my calendar — the one I believe I just looked at for the first time since last September, when someone made my life go all date- and timeless — the Lunar New Year and Valen…


shaved asparagus pizza

I had a shaved raw asparagus salad last month for the first time and was fascinated by it. It was tossed and tangled with olive oil, salt, pepper and a gratuitous amount of Parmesan cheese and whil…


paula wolfert’s hummus

In the introduction to The Man Who Ate Everything, Jeffrey Steingarten admits that from deserts in Indian restaurants, kimchi and dill to seas urchins, chutney and falafel, his list of foods that h…


Lunch This Week: Chickpea Salad Wraps

Next Level Vegan Enchiladas

Quinoa with stir-fried winter veg

Quinoa is protein-rich, low-fat, gluten-free and makes a nutritious change from rice or pasta


warm butternut squash and chickpea salad

I’ve confessed again and again that I’m just not the kind of person who likes to eat things repeatedly. What’s bad for, I don’t know, using up leftovers, however, is good fo…


indian-spiced vegetable fritters

As you may have noticed, I’m not the kind of person who just throws together things in the kitchen without a map, compass, 637 glowing reviews on Epicurious or a friend’s sworn assuranc…


squash toasts with ricotta and cider vinegar

Lest you operate under the idea that when I go in the kitchen to work on a new recipe, adorable forest creatures gather around, bringing me my whisks and measuring cups, tiny birds whisper in my ea…


charred eggplant and walnut pesto pasta salad

Pasta salads get a bad rap but I find that the more I think of them as room temperature summer dishes and the less as mayo-slicked bowls of suspicion and dread, the more inviting they become, not o…


date, feta and red cabbage salad

Sara Jenkins is famous for making the Italian roasted pork street food known as porchetta trendy in New York. She’s also known for her way with pasta (and has a new book out with her famed fo…


Tofu Balls

Makes 12 – 16 tofu balls Time: 30 minutes This is modified from Louise Hagler’s Tofu Cookery. It was the recipe that my family and I started cooking together over 20 years ago. 1 lb. extra firm tofu 1 small very finely chopped onion 3 tablespoons soy sauce 3 tablespoons peanut butter 1/2 cup bread crumbs A few pinches fresh basil or oregano Flour for rolling balls in Oil to pan-fry in Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl. Roll into 1 1/2 inch balls. Roll in flour and fry in preheated skillet, cooking until slightly to medium brown on all sides.


“Battered” Fried Chickpeas & Chickpea Basil Pesto