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Organic Flavored Oils w/Fresh Herbs & Spices

organic herbs and spices make a delicious flavored oil

When I first learned how to make my own organic flavored oils with fresh herbs, spices, edible flowers, and wild foods, about 30 years ago, I was so in love with them I just about stopped using my usual organic sesame and extra virgin olive oils. The first flavored oil I made was basil oil, which I drizzled on salads, soups, and steamed vegetables. Then I began cooking with it, using it to sauté and roast vegetables and even to fry eggs. I added it to sauces and used it as a dip for bread, as well as a marinade for sun-dried tomatoes and grilled eggplant. Continue reading

Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed Peppers

When teff is cooked with tomatoes, basil, and a pinch of saffron, it becomes a delicious filling for bell peppers. Filling the bell peppers with hot cooked basil scented teff lightly cooks the peppers. (No need to bake the stuffed peppers, unless you prefer them soft.) Choose a colorful combination of bell peppers to create a festive dish. Continue reading

Maple Glazed Vegetable Kebobs with Tofu

Maple Glazed Vegetable Kebobs with Tofu

These colorful tofu and veggie kebobs will delight eaters of all ages. Serve for an appetizer or as a main dish with corn on the cob and salad. Continue reading

Maple Teriyaki Stir Fry Tempeh and Vegetables

Maple Teriyaki Stir Fry Tempeh and Vegetables recipe by Leslie Cerier for Coombs Family Farm

Quick, easy, rich and flavorful, feel free to change the vegetables with the seasons. Here I used a colorful combination of cauliflower, broccoli, celery and carrots with tempeh. You can use extra virgin coconut oil, extra virgin olive oil, or sesame oil for this delicious vegan and gluten-free dish. Serve over a bed of rice, quinoa or noodles for a fun meal. Continue reading

African Spiced Teff and Vegetable Loaf

African Spiced Teff and Vegetable Loaf

  

Serves: 6 to 8

Teff revisits its Ethiopian roots cooked with African spices. Beyond being delicious, slices of this meaty looking loaf are beautiful with a colorful mosaic pattern. A great vegan side dish that is easy to prepare. Leslie developed this recipe for The Teff Company Continue reading