Soup Week: Celery Root Soup with Granny Smith Apples

Although I’m not a vegan, I find veganism fascinating.  With the abundance of interesting and fun vegan cookbooks out there, I’ve begun flirting with vegan cooking.  My favorite go-to vegan cookbook is The Conscious Cook by Tal Ronnen.  I love it because the recipes are so satisfying that you seriously don’t even miss meat.  I … Continue reading

My First Vegetarian Thanksgiving

Not everyone eats turkey on Thanksgiving. We are thrilled to have Chef Tal Ronnen, the most celebrated vegan chef working today, contribute to The Secret Ingredient with his story of a Thanksgiving past, and with one of his favorite vegan recipes for the holiday. It was twenty years ago, and I had just become a … Continue reading