Homemade Vegetarian Baked Beans

A glass baking dish of vegetarian baked beans

Next time you have dried beans in the cupboard and an empty produce drawer, give this recipe a try. I made this batch with a bag of beautiful locally-grown cranberry beans that I had received in my CSA share. Baked beans are typically made with small white beans, such as navy beans, but as always, […]

Roasted Chickpeas (a.k.a. garbanzo beans)

Roasted chickpeas spread across a what surface

Roasted chickpeas become chewy and a little crispy, and you can season them however you like, with your favorite herbs and spices. Try them in salads, pita sandwiches, pack them in lunches or serve them as appetizers.   Big Picture You’ll drain and dry the chickpeas really well, lay them out on a parchment-lined baking […]

Curry Lentil Soup

A white bowl of a thick lentil soup next to a loaf of crusty bread.

This recipe is a great option when your vegetable supply is low. Have you heard the term “languishing” to describe our mental health during the pandemic? When I looked at the four homely sweet potatoes in my produce basket, “languishing” seemed like the right word to describe them. Definitely time to make soup! As with […]

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 […]

Red Lentil Soup

I keep my pantry well-stocked with dried beans of all kinds. To me, they are the epitome of a resourceful food (next to vinegar of course!). Garbanzo and black beans are my mainstay, but having a variety of beans on hand keeps things interesting. Red lentils don’t need soaking and cook up fast. They get […]