Mushroom Stock

Mushrooms, in combination with aromatic herbs and vegetables, lend a rich, earthy flavor to this stock that can be used in vegetarian dishes as an alternative to meat stocks. Save Print Mushroom Stock Author: Bauman College Serves: 2 quarts   Ingredients 1½ Tbs olive oil 1 medium yellow onion, coarsely chopped 1 medium leek, sliced 4 cloves

Cashew Sour Cream

Cashews provide an excellent dairy-free base for creating dressings and creams, both savory and sweet. In this recipe, the combination of apple cider vinegar and lemon juice lends the perfect acidic punch to this nut-based alternative to sour cream. Save Print Cashew Sour Cream Author: Serves: 1 cup   Ingredients 1 cup raw cashews ½ cup

Stone Fruit + Summer Berry Salad

Natural Chef alumna, Hillori Hansen, and her daughter, Sienna, show us how to prepare a simple and delicious seasonal fruit salad that will be sure to delight friends and family and be the highlight of any summer cookout! Be sure to check out Hillori’s Alumni Spotlight Video to hear about her journey at Bauman College.

Green Beans With Sesame-Miso Dressing

A Simple Side This Asian-style dish uses miso to add an earthy richness to blanched green beans. The combination of sweet and salty from the mirin, local honey, and tamari add a delicious depth to the flavor of this simple, vegetable side. Miso Magic Miso is made from fermenting soybeans, rice, or barley with sea

Bandakka (Okra) Curry

Bandakka Curry With influences from Indonesian and South Indian cuisine, this rich, Sri Lankan curry, adapted from Charmaine Solomon’s The Complete Asian Cookbook Series: Sri Lanka & The Philippines, features nutrient-dense okra—also known as “ladies’ fingers” or bandakka—coconut milk, green chiles, and curry leaves. Seasonal Okra Low in calories, fat, and carbohydrates, but high in both

Fermented Asparagus

Springtime’s sweetheart, asparagus, comes and goes as fleetingly as the season itself. These delicate spears ferment for a short time and their freshness is preserved by soaking in the salty brine. Since they are not cooked, they soften slightly in the brine and their raw flavor is showcased. Be careful not to ferment for much