Instant Pot Eggplant Chili (adapted from Open House, 1995)

Instant Pot Eggplant Chili is a hearty vegan dinner perfect for a busy meat-free weeknight.  This recipe comes to me from an unlikely source:  the 1995 cookbook Open House, prepared by the National Alliance to End Homelessness.  It’s a weird little cookbook.  On the outside it looks like a run-of-the-mill community cookbook, down to the……

Hay & Straw (adapted from Pasta Cookbook, 1990)

Hay & Straw is a creamy weeknight pasta dish with a unique visual flair. one of my favorite recipes in the Country Kitchen Collection’s Pasta Cookbook.    The hay and straw in Hay & Straw refer to the two different colors of pasta used in the recipe.  The spinach fettuccine is hay and the regular……