Fried Rice

A plate of fried rice with a friend egg on top

Fried rice is a delicious example of what I love to celebrate on Vinegar Home—getting creative with leftovers and whatever you have on hand. And if you don’t want to wait until you have leftover rice (I didn’t), you can cook rice in the morning, store it in the refrigerator, and then make this recipe […]

Butternut Squash & Black Bean Tacos

Butternut Squash & Black Bean Tacos and fixings

I have to confess, when I was assembling this meal, I was tempted to run out and buy a lime and possibly some salsa and sour cream. Then I reminded myself that running out to the store to create an instagram-worthy meal is the opposite of what Vinegar Home is all about. Instead, it’s about […]

Cabbage & Root Veggie Slaw

Photo of completed coleslaw in a glass bowl

I first made this coleslaw to accompany Butternut Squash and Black Bean Tacos and it just may be my new favorite. It’s a hybrid of the creamy, slightly sweet slaw I grew up on and the lighter, olive oil-based versions that I have gravitated to as an adult. This recipe is the best of both […]

Gingery Carrot & Cabbage Salad

A bowl of gingery carrot and cabbage salad

The Big Picture This is a classic shredded carrot salad with some twists. If you have a food processor, this is a great time to pull it out, but you can also just use a box grater. As always, feel free to get creative and throw in other veggies that you have or change the […]

Tendersweet Cabbage

Tendersweet Cabbage Veggie Type: Cruciferous Season: Late summer through fall Peak months: July and August Uses: Cabbage is a very inexpensive vegetable, which makes it great for getting in your nutrients on a budget. Try our Cabbage & Pasta recipe for a very simple way to make a dinner out of cabbage. Cabbage leaves are […]

Cabbage & Pasta

plate of cabbage and pasta

When I was a college student and had my first apartment, I made this dish several nights a week. It met all of my top criteria: fast, simple, and literally pennies per serving. Also, by dividing up the package of pasta, it was easy to make in single servings. Years later, I introduced Cabbage & […]

Tokyo Bekana Cabbage

head of Tokyo bekana cabbage

Tokyo Bekana Cabbage Veggie Type: Cruciferous, leafy greens Season: Can be found year-round Peak months: Best in the spring and fall Uses: Tokyo Bekana Cabbage looks a whole lot like lettuce, but looks can be deceiving! While it doesn’t taste much like you might expect a cabbage to taste, it actually can be prepared similarly—think […]

Red Cabbage

red cabbage

Red Cabbage Red cabbage with outer leaves Veggie Type: Cruciferous Season: Can be found year-round Peak months: September-November Uses: While the pictures above look pretty different, they’re actually both pictures of red cabbage. The second shows red cabbage more or less as it looks in the ground, but a cabbage very much like the first one […]

Cabbage

green cabbage

Cabbage Veggie Type: Cruciferous Season: Summer-Winter Peak months: October-November Uses: Cabbage stores well in the produce drawer and can be eaten raw or cooked. Use it in soups and stir-fries or pan fry it with olive oil, garlic, and chili pepper flakes and serve as a side dish. Thick-leafed cabbage makes great slaw and there […]

Cone Cabbage

cone cabbage

Cone Cabbage Veggie Type: Cruciferous Season: Summer and fall, but it’s easy to find year-round Peak months: Grows June-December Uses: Cone cabbage can be prepared like regular cabbage, although it has a sweeter flavor. Try it in coleslaw or make it into kimchi or sauerkraut. Cone Cabbage Inspiration More cabbage inspiration coming soon! Let us know […]