You might’ve noticed that cauliflower is having a moment right now—and am I the only one who wants that moment to go on forever? I can’t be. Not when there are SO many uses for this cruciferous little marvel. When it comes to throwing meals together, cauliflower is a perfect blank slate: It absorbs flavors, stands in for starches and mashes like an absolute dream. In the world of easy dinner recipes, cauliflower is king.
Unless you’ve been living under a recipe rock lately, you must have seen a million recipes for “pasta” that involve shredding vegetables into spaghetti-shape heaps. I’m all in favor of this trend. I’ll take flavorful sauces (and a little cheese) however I can get them, but I don’t have space for one more kitchen contraption—or the patience to clean it. So I say skip that. Here are my top pasta-but-not-actually-pasta recipes you can make with the tools in your kitchen right now (i.e., a knife). Continue reading