Puttanesca Sauce

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Puttanesca Sauce is zesty tomato sauce with body, accented with capers, Kalamata olives, and red pepper flakes. It’s as saucy and irrepressible as the ladies of the night for whom it is named.   Save Print Puttanesca Sauce Recipe type: Sauce Cuisine: Italian Prep time:  15 mins Cook time:  30 mins Total time:  45 mins Serves: 7 cups […]

The 50 Most Affordable College Towns in the US

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Ithaca is Number 3 in this list, and there’s a nice mention of  Moosewood.  If we could just deal with the high cost of housing here, all our people could keep living here in the city, along with students, faculty and staff at the colleges! We have so much going for us; let’s keep our […]

Vegetarian Feijoada

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Feijoada (fay-ZHWA-dah) originated among Brazilian enslaved Africans, who prepared flavorful dishes from the leftover foods they were given. Today, feijoada is the festive national dish of Brazil. It is eaten in a leisurely fashion by friends and family as they sit around socializing and chatting, taking a little of this and a little of that […]

Brazilian Rice

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This is the rice to serve with Vegetarian Feijoada and other Latin American dishes. Just a very small amount of oil creates a rich and more flavorful rice.   Save Print Brazilian Rice Prep time:  15 mins Cook time:  40 mins Total time:  55 mins Serves: 6 to 8   Ingredients 2 cups chopped onions 1 […]

Brazilian Hot Pepper and Lemon Sauce

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 This is the hot, tart, onion-y sauce that is traditionally served with Vegetarian Feijoada, the Brazilian national dish. Black beans can’t be feijoada without it. Makes about 1 cup   Save Print BRAZILIAN HOT PEPPER AND LEMON SAUCE Prep time:  10 mins Total time:  10 mins   Makes about 1 cup Preparation time: 10 minutes […]

We Won 1st Place for our Vegetarian Chili!

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Thanks!  We’re so proud! Moosewood’s fine cooks slow-cooked 40 gallons of  chef Tim Mooney’s original vegetarian white bean chili made with Chocolate and Coffee Stout, chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, cocoa and semi-sweet chocolate, peppers, and too many herbs & spices to tell you.   720 samples served! We garnished this complex, deeply warming chili […]