Category Archives: Veggies

Parfait! French Peas

I was meeting friends for lunch, general chat, and wine. I had a nice looking shrimp salad recipe I wanted to try on them, but… It called for broccoli and, much as I like broccoli, it just somehow sounded wrong … Continue reading

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Brussels Sprouts, Roasted and Tossed With Feta and Pecans

I was at an unofficial Book Club (weekday, smaller crowd) lunch and my friend Mira was tossing some sprouts together with some sliced sausage to pop into the oven. No biggie, right? I mean, who doesn’t roast their sprouts anymore … Continue reading

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Onions & Carrots & ‘Shrooms!

I am not gonna lie to you; this is a building post, which I will finish tomorrow. See, I was gonna post about a really quite nice beef stew recipe I’d worked up, but then I got to looking over … Continue reading

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Sautéed Onion & ‘Shrooms

So… at first glance, this might could seem to be a weird choice for a post like “who can’t sauté onion and ‘shrooms?” But. Round about these parts, a one pound container of sliced ‘shrooms has been cheaper than an … Continue reading

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Artichoke and Spinach Cream Sauce for Pasta

Oh, who am I kidding, this sauce is good for much more than just pasta. While it did work a treat over sausage and cheese ravioli, just picture it drizzled over a nice chicken paillard – mebbe sprinkled with a … Continue reading

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Broiled Caprese

Who doesn’t like a Caprese salad? Sliced tomatoes layered with basil and Mozzarella, then drizzled with olive oil, salt, pepper, and mebbe a splash of good balsamic. Kinda like summer on a plate. Yum. Of course, where I live, it … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Stir Fry

We had friends over for dinner at the weekend and, admittedly after a fair bit of wine had been consumed (excepting the designated driver, of course) the conversation drifted to… cauliflower (!) And the table seemed to pretty much unanimously … Continue reading

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Cannellini Beans

Let us be totally honest here; at this point in this month, most of us have been to at least one party or gathering, and have shared cheer over platters of rich, tasty food. What better time, then, to mebbe … Continue reading

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Asparagus Salad With Feta and Red Onion

This isn’t so much of a recipe as a method. The salad is simplicity itself, bright green, crisp tender asparagus, thinly sliced red onion, and crumbled Feta cheese with a nice vinaigrette. The deal here, is Alex Guarnaschelli’s handling of … Continue reading

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Shaved Sprouts With Bacon and Grilled Halloumi

Yeh, I know what you’re thinking. “Sprouts!?! It’s August, man! We should be grillin’ and eatin’ meat and stuff!” And you know what? You can grill, but, while you’re doing the chicken (might I suggest Nigella’s chicken?) you can toss … Continue reading

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