Raquel Pelzel has long been a terrific recipe developer in her own right. Now, she has a new book called Umami Bomb, a mostly vegetarian cookbook that, I swear, my daughter picked up and asked me to read to her at bed time last night. But for you, Raquel’s got more than bedtime stories; she’s got great ideas for how to set a holiday table that works for carnivores, vegans, and everyone in-between. She joined me in the studio with some very fragrant samples. She also shared her recipes for her umami-packed Bomb Sauce and Mushroom Lardons with Black-Eyed Peas & Greens, which sounds like a great New Year’s dish to me!
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