Charred Cauliflower & Shishitos in Loaded Olive Oil

I came across this recipe in Saveur and thought little of it because I didn’t realistically foresee myself buying shishito peppers. In fact, I flagged just about every other cauliflower recipe included in the magazine but this one. And then, browsing the aisles at Trader Joe’s, I saw them- shishito peppers! No coincidence, this cauliflower beauty was meant to be. And get this…the sauce has chocolate in it. To make this stunning side, get a head of cauliflower (about 24 ounces) … Continue reading

Cauliflower Steaks with Black Garlic, Almonds & Thyme

I’m a few years late to the cauliflower steak party, but in this case, it really is better late than never. Cauliflower steaks are AMAZING! I bought a huge head of beautiful cauliflower when we went apple picking, and I knew that it was too pretty to break up into florets. And, so, these steaks were born. They don’t taste like typical cauliflower at all, instead, they take on a slightly smoky, savory taste– somewhat meat-like, we must admit. Dressed with tangy … Continue reading

Cauliflower and Cheddar Soup

Cauliflower is having a good year. After years of neglect, cauliflower steaks are all the rage. Roasted cauliflower florets with golden raisins are popular too. And now, here is a really delicious soup to round out your cauliflower consumption. I love it. It’s my first successful puréed soup! I got a beautiful cauliflower in my vegetable delivery. I wish I hadn’t put it all into the soup because it was so sweet. I could only nibble on the little pieces … Continue reading