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 […]

Quick Pickles 101

Three open canning jars filled with sliced vegetables

Quick pickles (or “Quickles”) take very little time to make and will last in the refrigerator for up to two months. Add them to crudeté platters and use them to garnish any sandwich or savory dish that would benefit from a bit of crunch, salt, and acid. I frequently make small batches for tacos, falafel, […]

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 […]

Sweet & Zesty Winter Kale Salad

I love a sweet kale salad with craisins, oranges and a fresh lemon dressing, but sometimes the ingredients I have on hand are apples, vinegar and radishes. In this winter kale salad variation I added some beautiful purple mu radish (a.k.a. purple daikon) which has a bit of the peppery zest of radishes, but is […]

French Breakfast Radish

french breakfast radishes

French Breakfast Radish Veggie Type: Root Season: Can be found year-round but tend towards bitterness in the heat of the summer Peak months: April-June Uses: French breakfast radishes can vary in shape, but they can always be recognized by their distinctive coloring. They’re great snacking radishes and pair especially well with fat and dairy. Try […]

White Mu Radish

three white mu radishes

White Mu Radish Veggie Type: Root Season: Can be found year-round Peak months: February-April Uses: Mu/Korean radishes look a lot like daikon radishes, but they are not the same thing. Korean radishes are shorter and heartier in flavor, with a green tint that distinguishes them from their Japanese cousins. Try them pickled, steamed, or prepared […]

Green Meat Radish

four green meat radishes

Green Meat Radish Veggie Type: Root Season: Fall and Spring, stores well through the winter Peak Months: October – November or April-May Uses: Green meat radishes are crisp and spicy and are best eaten raw. Try a thin slice on a cracker or crusty bread. It pairs especially well with butter, cheese, or something creamy […]

Easter Egg Radish

bunch of easter egg radishes

Easter Egg Radish Veggie Type: Root Season: All year round Peak months: Before or after the hottest part of the summer Uses: Easter egg radishes are colorful and packed with flavor, making them a perfect addition to revamp an otherwise simple meal. Pickle and add to sandwiches, or try them lightly sautéed over black beans […]

Radish

Radish Veggie Type: Root Season: Spring or winter, depending on the variety Peak months: December-April Uses: Spring radishes are a tasty, crunchy pop of color on soups, salads, and sandwiches, but they also make excellent snacks all by themselves. Try fresh radishes with tahini or roasted radishes with garlic. Types of Radishes Radish Inspiration More […]