My Favorite Master Gardener

June 3, 2023

My friend Ed is a master gardener par excellence! He has turned his backyard garden, which is just a hop, skip, and a jump from the beach, into a vegetable wonderland. How do I know? I’m the lucky recipient of the most extraordinary selection of greens from it.

Today’s head of cabbage is such a thing of beauty that I hesitate to slice into its green crispness. But I will and it will make the perfect slaw with this Asian Dressing recipe I’ve included here from my new book, Go Veg With Class. Thank you, Ed.

Asian Dressing

In a blender or processor add the following:

1 Tablespoon fresh ginger,

2 Tablespoons fresh garlic,

2 Tablespoons each soy sauce and lemon juice, 3 Tablespoons rice vinegar

1/4 teaspoon Cayenne pepper

One 12 to 16 ounce package drained and crumbled tofu.

Blend until creamy.

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