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 […]

Black-eyed Pea Soup (Cajun-inspired, Vegetarian)

Pot of black-eyed pea soup with a wooden spoon

I grew up eating black-eyed peas and cornbread on New Year’s day, but wishing for good luck and prosperity are not the only reasons to try this recipe. It’s simple, substantial, and flavorful. You can also make it with fresh or frozen vegetables. I made this batch with celeriac from the freezer, frozen bell peppers, […]

Celery

Bundle of celery on a dark wood background

Celery Veggie Type: Stalk Season: Late Summer-Fall Peak months: September-October Uses: Chop off the whitened base and the leaves and you have a quick, low-maintenance snack Make sure to wash your celery thoroughly (after separating the stalks) to remove dirt hiding between the stalks. Add peanut butter and raisins to make “ants on a log,” […]