A great recipe for an Indian inspired side dish spicy corn pakoras with mango-tamarind chutney, via NYT.

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I’d like to declare July as “Butter Is a Vegetable” month. We live in an era where our food is being legislated against, so before anyone takes away my freedom to eat as much goddam butter as I want, I’d like to make sure it’s defined clearly, and in a way that makes it difficult for the Supreme Court to shut down or California to outlaw (“Will you look at the awful way they’re treating that cream! They’re churning it to death! No more butter! No more butter!”). Thus my campaign to define butter as the vegetable it is. Dan Barber recently wrote in an excellent Wall Street Journal opinion piece that even vegetables take their toll on the earth, drawing up valuable nutrients that they store and give to us, the eaters  (“there is no Read On »

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Video: Graham Hill’s TED talk on the benefits of being a vegetarian some of the time, via TED.com

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Todd & Diane share a recipe for a cauliflower and roast asparagus sandwich, via White on Rice Couple.

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One of the best spring ingredients: peas, vis Huffington Post.

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