Kitchen Essentials: “Pantry” Must-Haves & Recipe Suggestions

So unlike Gwyneth Paltrow, I won’t suggest you stock up on rare Norwegian quail’s teeth or free range zebra livers, or whatever outrageous kitchen “staple” she suggests for her recipes, but here are a few of my kitchen pantry must-haves. And by pantry, I mean kitchen cupboard, the freezer, and/or ¬†the vegetable drawer… canned¬†tomatoes (make…

Easy Peasy 2-in-1 Vegan Stew/Soup

Yeah, yeah, we all have one – that vegan friend who you’re terrified to invite for dinner lest you accidentally slip them some animal byproduct like tripe. Well fear no more, friend of the vegan! Here’s a super easy vegan stew that is ridiculously good, quick, and sure to impress. Ingredients olive oil 1/2 red…