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……

Meat-Potatoburgers (adapted from Money-Saving Main Dishes, 1966)

Meat-Potatoburgers is a recipe that perfectly encapsulates the spirit of Money-Saving Main Dishes (1966).   Judging by name alone I was expecting Meat-Potatoburgers to resemble certain Depression-era burgers, like the Mississippi slugburger or Oklahoma Onion Burger.  There are any number of regional variants, many of which are still available if you know where to look, but……