Hospitaliano, Irreverent Vegan Style


If you’re like us, you often feel nostalgic for things that maybe aren’t that awesome. But there’s a context, a larger experience that imbues them with something better, gives them a prominent place in our happy memories. The Olive Garden is one of those for us. For both of our families, it was one of […]

Failure #2: Chana Toree


The first step to failure is making up the name for something that already has a name, probably. If I weren’t too lazy, I’d know what the name for an Indian curry made from chick peas and zucchini is called. But instead, I just used the words for each: chana and toree. Hey, it works […]

Squashed & Mashed Bake ‘Em Up


This recipe used to involve eggplant. Eggplant does not GROW LIKE CRAZY. Zucchini and summer squash GROW LIKE CRAZY. __________________________________ This recipe involves zucchini and summer squash. And tomatoes (it always involved tomatoes, which GROW LIKE CRAZY). And potatoes (not the marble-sized guys from our garden…but they needed to get used up…you don’t want to […]

Summer Zucchini Soup (suitable for yeti)


So. You decided to grow zucchini. Good choice. But now what the hell are you gonna do with all that zucchini? This problem will plague you all the way through fall, like a heard of vengeful yeti. But fear not, dear readers! This is one of many zucchini recipes. You can search for more (trust […]

Fall Harvest Chili


You: loves chili, has a surplus of butternut squash from this year’s garden This recipe: loves being eaten, smelled, is chili, contains butternut squash Is it love? Fall Harvest Chili 1 large butternut squash 1 large yellow onion, diced 6 tomatoes, blanched, peeled, gutted, and diced finely 1 – 2 green chilis (any variety–YOU pick […]

Zucchini Soup


Zucchini Soup 1 large motherfucking onion. I mean fucking big. or 2 small guys. 4 – 8 cloves of garlic (do I need to always type this? it should be understood at this point) 2 porn-sized zucchinis–John Holmes+, minimum, maybe even a nice Lex Steele 2 leeks 4 cups veggie stock 2 cups water 1 […]