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Creamy tomato, borscht, and ribollita

A bowl of borscht topped with a spring of dill and a dollop of sour cream.
A bowl of borscht topped with a spring of dill and a dollop of sour cream.
Borscht. Photo: Westend61/Getty Images

Creamy Tomato Soup

Makes: 4 servings
Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1 celery stalk, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic


They’re not just for vegans anymore

A shelf/pantry above a sink
A shelf/pantry above a sink
Photo: Gareth Hubbard via Unsplash

While I appreciate that the pandemic has offered us opportunities to become a better cook, there are no signs it’s ending soon. …


This lowly cruciferous vegetable is versatile in ways that can satisfy and maybe even dazzle you

A large, crisp, dark green head of cabbage.
A large, crisp, dark green head of cabbage.
Photo: Sorin Rechitan/EyeEm/Getty Images


Use greens, beans, nuts, and broth to make beyond-satisfying vegan sauces

Scroll on to learn about the kale-almond pesto coating these lumache.
Scroll on to learn about the kale-almond pesto coating these lumache.
Scroll on to learn about the kale-almond pesto coating these lumache. Photos: Sara Cagle

The secret? Combining ample extra-virgin olive oil and salt with one of five “bases,” which can be greens, nuts, greens and nuts…


Vegan icon Isa Chandra Moskowitz gets inspired by her punk past with a Covid-era cookzine

Vegan Buffalo wings from Modern Love. Photo: Modern Love (Omaha)

Effective. I DM’ed her.

Moskowitz, the vegan cookbook author, chef, and restaurateur, was tweeting from Omaha, Nebraska, where she opened her first restaurant, Modern Love, in 2014. …


Try it in soup

A bowl of kimchi soup.
A bowl of kimchi soup.
Photo: Burcu Avsar & Zach DeSart

Over the years, tofu converts have told me that soup was their gateway preparation.

And it’s no wonder: All the things you think you don’t like about bean curd — its blandness and spongy texture — can be advantageous in a flavorful bubbling brew.

In this soup, tofu is a main ingredient, but fear not. Because tofu soaks up seasonings, it’s perfect for adding heft and texture to soup without changing the flavor much. Here, tofu is paired with kimchi, a key component of many Korean soups.

Kimchi Soup With Tofu

Makes: 4 servings
Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons good-quality vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon…


Start with this bean burger recipe and go from there

The simplest bean burger on a bun
The simplest bean burger on a bun
Photo: Burcu Avsar & Zach DeSart

The Simplest Bean Burgers

Makes: 4–8 servings
Time: 30–40 minutes, plus chilling time

Ingredients

  • 2 cups well-cooked black, white, or red beans, chickpeas, or lentils, or 1 14-oz. can, drained
  • 1 onion, cut into chunks
  • ½ cup rolled…


If you need some inspiration, we’ve got 10 ideas

Charred red peppers on a wooden board.
Charred red peppers on a wooden board.
Photo: Eve Livesey/Moment/Getty Images


Author Molly Watson revisits answers to the question in a different world from when she wrote the book

Hands using wooden utensils to toss a bowl of green beans, cherry tomatoes, and grilled tofu cubes in sauce/vinaigrette.
Hands using wooden utensils to toss a bowl of green beans, cherry tomatoes, and grilled tofu cubes in sauce/vinaigrette.
Photo: istetiana/Moment/Getty Images


12 cold soups for hot summer days

A white soup bowl as seen from above. Half of the soup in it is green, and the other half is red. Oil is drizzled on top.
A white soup bowl as seen from above. Half of the soup in it is green, and the other half is red. Oil is drizzled on top.
Photo: Sam Kaplan

For a completely smooth soup, turn on the machine and let it run. If you prefer some chunks, pulse the machine — this works best with a food processor; or, if you’re a stickler for precision, purée…

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