In the early 1980’s there were only a few NYC vegetarian restaurants around. Whole Wheat and Wild Berry was one of my favorites. Their Stuffed Mushroom appetizer inspired me to adapt that recipe and use wheat germ instead of breadcrumbs. I hope that you enjoy this tasty twist.

In a pinch: If you are out of wheat germ, breadcrumbs will work. Cilantro can be substituted for fresh parsley.I’m always looking for a good apple spice recipe and like changing it up from the usual cinnamon. Cardamom is a favorite of mine and is the perfect touch for this rich cake made moist with sour cream.
This recipe was written entirely in my own chicken scratch, to look like recipe notes that I would typically scribble instead of using a printer.

I’m always looking for a good apple spice recipe and like changing it up from the usual cinnamon. Cardamom is a favorite of mine and is the perfect touch for this rich cake made moist with sour cream.
This recipe was written entirely in my own chicken scratch, to look like recipe notes that I would typically scribble instead of using a printer.I’m always looking for a good apple spice recipe and like changing it up from the usual cinnamon. Cardamom is a favorite of mine and is the perfect touch for this rich cake made moist with sour cream.
This recipe was written entirely in my own chicken scratch, to look like recipe notes that I would typically scribble instead of using a printer.

I’m always looking for a good apple spice recipe and like changing it up from the usual cinnamon. Cardamom is a favorite of mine and is the perfect touch for this rich cake made moist with sour cream.
This recipe was written entirely in my own chicken scratch, to look like recipe notes that I would typically scribble instead of using a printer.