Washington State Woman Making Lasagna for Those in Need

Imagination and inspiration can go a long way in a time of uncertainty and crisis. For Michelle Brenner, she took her grandmother’s special recipe and made a huge pan of lasagna. Then, she offered to go grocery shopping for some friends and was dismayed that they had added frozen lasagnas to their lists. Her culinary…

Texas Country Kitchen: Caesar Salad with Cashew Dressing and Tofu Croutons

Dressing ¼ cup raw cashews 3 tablespoons water 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 teaspoons flaxseed 1 ½ teaspoons Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon anchovy paste 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce ½ teaspoon garlic powder ⅛ teaspoon salt Tofu Crutons 1 (14 to 16 ounce) block extra-firm tofu, drained and cut into 3/4-inch cubes ¼ cup lemon juice ¼…

Texas Country Kitchen: Mexican Pasta Salad with Creamy Avocado Dressing

Ingredients Dressing ½ ripe avocado ¼ cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons lime juice 1 small clove garlic, grated ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon cumin Pasta Salad 8 ounces whole-wheat fusilli (about 3 cups) 1 cup halved grape or cherry tomatoes ½ cup canned black beans, rinsed ½ cup corn, fresh or frozen (thawed) ½ cup shredded…