December 13th, 2013

Give Peas A Chance: Vegetarian-Friendly Holiday Apps

In this feature, we take one food in three directions: sweet, savory and a spin. Sounds easy if you’re talking tomatoes — but a sweet burger? And with the spin, you may be in for a culinary adventure … or an atrocity. You just never know.

As many of you know, I have a vegetable obsession. If it were not for my meat and cheese cravings, I’d be a happy vegetarian or vegan. Given this, you’d think selecting a vegetarian amuse-bouche to make for a holiday get-together would be easy.

It wasn’t. The reason? So. Many. Options.

As such, I’ve decided to take a tour, broken down with a We The Eater staple feature: Sweet, Savory & Spin. Eat well, friends!


By Amy

Around the holidays, the thought of sweet potatoes conjures that yammy dish heaping with toasted marshmallows and a pound of butter. Here’s two recipes that prove sweet potatoes don’t need all that fat and sugar to captivate.

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By Amy

Looking for a crowd-pleasing, but relatively easy-to-make app to bring to your next holiday gathering? Have we got an egg-celent recipe for YOU! They’re so good that the “don’t put all your eggs in one basket” rule simply doesn’t apply.

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By Amy

I think literally when it comes to the spin, as my mental blender begins churning away at possible ingredient combos. And a blender makes me think of soup, which makes a damn good appetizer given lots of options for fun presentation.

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