Your Thanksgiving dinner assignment: bring a vegetarian entree. The solution? A good, old-fashioned casserole, just like mom used to make. Here are seven recipes that will satisfy even the most voracious crowd.
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There's nothing worse than dry, boring stuffing on Thanksgiving. It takes up valuable real estate on your plate. Here are a half-dozen vegetarian stuffing recipes that don't suck.
Note: A few of these recipes have been updated to make them vegetarian (some that originally called for chicken stock now call for vegetable stock). You can view the original version of the recipes by clicking on the recipe names.
You're going to eat a lot of pie on Thanksgiving. There's apple pie, pumpkin pie, pecan pie, sweet potato pie -- maybe coconut cream pie if your family is crazy like mine. But there's absolutely no need to restrict your pie consumption to dessert. Here are five recipes for savory vegetarian pies that will make you wonder why you don't eat pie for dinner more often.
There are a lot of good arguments for including soup on your Thanksgiving menu. Did you know that eating soup with a meal helps to cut calories? It's true. But never mind that. This is Thanksgiving and you shouldn't be counting calories. Moreover, you don't need a reason to enjoy soup. Soup is awesome. That's reason enough. Here are 7 recipes for vegetarian soups that will start your Thanksgiving feast off right.
Note: A few of these recipes have been updated to make them vegetarian (some that originally called for chicken broth now call for vegetable broth). You can view the original version of the recipes by clicking on the recipe names.
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Saint Patrick’s Day observes the death of Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. People spend the holiday celebrating Irish culture and traditions including parades, Irish step dancing, drinking green beer, or eating Irish cuisine. Did you know your chance of finding a 4-leaf clover is 1 in 10,000?
As tradition goes, wearing green on St. Patrick ’s Day will make you invisible to pesky leprechauns, otherwise be weary of getting pinched! Different cities hold different traditions – Chicago colors the Chicago River green with a natural vegetable dye, and Hot Springs holds the world’s shortest parade (98 feet). While I don’t think Mayor Walsh will approve dying the Charles River green, we still have an awesome parade! Boston’s St. Patrick's Day parade will start Sunday March 17 at 1:00 pm at Broadway Station.
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It’s almost 3.141592… Day! Also known as Pi day! Every year, on 3/14, we celebrate π - the mathematical constant; but eating pie is 3.14 times better than calculating areas or crunching equations. Pi kid you not, our pie recipes will blow your mind! Whether you’re in the mood for sweet, savory, tart, creamy or a little boozy – we got you covered. In addition, we’ve included some basic tips to make sure every pie you make is πRFECT!
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With this weekend's snow, it feels like winter has truly arrived. This week, we are preparing recipes that will help keep everyone smiling in these cold months, from comforting treats to nutrient-dense meals.
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Happy National Bike to Work Week! This week, bicycle commuters, including a few Boston Organics employees, will celebrate the many benefits of cycling. If you see our cargo bike driver on the road, be sure to give him an extra friendly wave as he delivers your produce. Boxes this week are full of colorful produce, rivaling the brightest fluorescent bike attire. As the weather keeps getting better, we’re sure we’ll see more and more cyclists on the road. We want to keep all members of the Boston Organics Community powered up, regardless of how they choose to get around.
Play ball! It's opening day at Fenway Park, with the Red Sox taking on the Orioles later today. As baseball season kicks off, er, takes its first swings, take advantage of the season's produce with these out-of-the-park recipes. There's a lot to love about peanuts and Cracker Jacks, but check out this week's blog to preview the pungent, sweet and crunchy treats headed your way in this week's boxes. Get your mitts up!
We mindlessly toss an onion into almost every savory dish we eat, but unless we’re making onion rings or French onion soup, they rarely take center stage. That is, of course, unless we’re cooking with Vidalia Onions.