Category Veggies

Fire Day Friday: Torta de Espinacas

Don’t you hate it when you are doing a main dish from a certain country and then you are stuck trying to come up with complimentary side dishes?
Tonight I was trying out Lomo Al Trapo, a popular Colombian beef dish. When I needed to find side dishes, I knew right where I was going…...
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Try a New Recipe: Marinated Mushrooms

Try A New Recipe Day 4

Yet another recipe from the Moosewood Cookbook, by Mollie Katzen. I used to make these a lot, even took them on a hiking/camping trip in a little plastic jar! You might as well double the recipe from the start...

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Polenta with Talegio Cheese ala Year on the Grill via “the Long Quiche Goodbye”


Good Morning…
I’m older than dirt, but learning every day.
But, I am too lazy, too unfocused and too undisciplined to go back to school (don’t really know what I want to be when I grow up, but that’s another story).
I am a BIG fan of murder mysteries and what I like to call “Gentle Learning”...
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Fire Day Friday: Red Beans and Rice

I was making some blackened pork chops last night (Gee…..where could I have gotten that inspiration, Dave?) and thought some red beans and rice would go perfectly with the chops. I used one of Emeril’s recipe as a guide and then made it with what I had on hand.

Red Beans and Rice
Adapted from Emeril...

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Homestyle Meatloaf, Mashed Carrots, Garlic Lemon Brussels Sprouts & Mushroom Ragout

Simply Delicious Sunday Pink


1 small bag baby carrots, halved
2 Yukon gold potatoes, washed and cubed
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/4 +/- cup heavy cream
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon white pepper
Fresh grated Parmesan cheese

  • Boil potatoes and carrots until fork tender...
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Healthy Helpings – Spinach, Feta & Chick Peas


Sorry for posting this late, this has been a crazy week, one in which I have spent very little time in the kitchen, so I don’t have a new recipe or one with pictures.

This recipe is one that I have made for years and I really love it...

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