One-Pot Vegan Penne alla Vodka

I’m finally posting the recipe that accounts for a significant amount of my pasta overconsumption … better yet, it only requires one pot (unless you want fancy toppings), and can easily be made plastic-free or zero waste if you buy in bulk or make homemade staples, compost food scraps, and reuse glass jars. If you’re…

Pasta Bolognese

I do have significantly more complex recipes for vegan bolognese sauce (involving sautéed onion, roasted eggplant, and more), but I love this one because it’s so understated. It more of a method, than a recipe, to transform marinara sauce into an alternative with lovely substance and texture. Use it as-is, or as a base for…

Almond Parm

When I served this to my grandparents (normally very perplexed by but not unhappy with my cooking), my grandfather immediately perked up. “Almonds?” he asked, “when I was young we had no money for parmesan cheese, and my sister would grind almonds over all the pasta she served.” He was thrilled with the memory, and…