Kathryne Taylor (a.k.a) Kate is a self-taught cook and photographer from Oklahoma. She started her blog in 2010 and named the first part of her blog “Cookie” after her dog. Kate currently resides in Kansas City.
Kate is obsessed with food; she reads about food policy and nutrition. She prefers not to use meat; therefore, all her recipes are vegetarian.
Cookie, on the other hand, is a jaunty spotted mutt who makes friends easily. Kate considers Cookie her assistant and companion who she loves. She adopted Cookie in 2009.
Top Cookie and Kate Recipes of 2020
While Cookie and Kate have offered some remarkable delights to the world since its inception; the year 2020 hasn’t been an exception. In fact, COVID-19 and isolation have provided people with an edge to try out various unique recipes. Below, you will find some of the best Cookie and Kate inventions during 2020.
1. Pasta e Fagioli (aka Italian Pasta and Beans)
This is a delicious recipe, a perfect combination of Veggies, Carbs, and Proteins to complete your meal. This recipe will certainly become one of your favorite homemade recipes.
2. Best Vegan Lasagna
This Vegan Lasagna recipe is proof that Lasagna can look good and taste delicious even without meat. From the delicious cream to sautéed veggies to the marinara sauce, every part of this lasagna offers heavenly flavors. But, of course, if you add red flakes at the end, it just gives that extravagant taste.
3. Creamy Roasted Carrot Soup
This has to be the best soup I have ever tried; it’s rich, creamy, and full of delicious roasted carrots. You can pair this amazing soup with salads, sandwiches, or anything you want to serve as your holiday entrée. The most surprising fact about this creamy soup is that it is made without cream and yet called and offers an extremely creamy texture. It is healthy, light, and delicious; not to forget, budget-friendly.
4. Easy No-Bake Granola Bars
These Granola bars are easy to make with just basic ingredients available in your pantry, and you don’t even have to bake them.
These granolas are best served as breakfasts or snacks. Some people love to pack these bars for their road trips or long flights, especially the ones with kids. In addition, you can garnish and top up these bars with your most loved nuts, chocolate chips, and dry fruits.
5. Southwestern Corn Chowder
Try this delicious homemade Southwestern Corn Chowder. This recipe is fresh, wholesome, and scrumptious. This delight offers bell peppers, poblano, and chili powder in this chowder, and I assure you that you will not miss bacon! This is an easy-to-make recipe, and you will certainly love the results.
6. Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers
They are not your typical stuffed peppers. They are meatless and extremely delicious. It is up to you to add cheese to your stuffed peppers, but this recipe is equally good without cheese. Mostly stuffed peppers are made with Italian seasonings, but these are made with Mexican flavors, including pinto beans, tomatoes, lime, cilantro, cumin, and chili powder. A perfect side dish for your main entrees.
7. Pasta Alla Norma
This is a very delicious, quick, and easy-to-make recipe; Sicilian pasta with eggplant, marinara, and basil. If you are a fan of eggplant parmesan, you will certainly love Pasta Alla Norma. There are plenty of recipes that you can make using eggplants, but this particular recipe contains roasted eggplant, which gives it a unique touch. Roasted eggplant absorbs the oil nicely hence making the dish very light for the stomach.