Category Archives: Veggies

Blanched Asparagus

I cannot tell you how many times each week I find myself blanching a big batch of asparagus for use in salads and what have you. Especially now that my local markets seem to have them hovering at a bit … Continue reading

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BBQ Baked Beans

A while back, while looking through old magazine recipes from the 1950’s and 1960’s, I came across one for a “Barbecued Bean Bake” that promised the “entire family will love” this one pot meal of doctored canned baked beans with … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Waffles

So, there I was, on a gray Saturday afternoon, slouching about a new shopping center with my husband, his mom, brother, and sister-in-law. We had already had a FINE lunch at Kuma’s, shopped at HomeGoods and Nordstrom Rack; were at … Continue reading

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Creamed Spinach

With the new year, a lot of folk have made promises to eat a better, more balanced diet, and we are no exception. Of course, that still doesn’t mean I plan on giving up my Irish butter and whole milk! … Continue reading

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Nicely Spiced Eggplant

First things first. This recipe can be vegetarian, so Ima classifying it that way, but… even though it is quite good as a vegetarian main course or side dish, it is also, without a doubt, so much better when you … Continue reading

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Kimchi Sauté

We were having friends over for an afternoon of wine and conversation, and somewhere or another, the nice folk at Bon Appétit had provided me with a recipe that seemed tailor made to this crowd: Kimchi-Style Sautéed Cabbage. No doubt … Continue reading

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Marinated Asparagus

This, is an amazingly simple, but totally tasty recipe. Serve it as a munchie, a snack, a salad, or a side dish. Add sliced onion, Feta or blue cheese, nuts, dried cherries, cubes of salami, it is really all very, … Continue reading

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Balsamic Marinated Grilled Asparagus

We like asparagus most any way, but this recipe, where the asparagus is marinated in balsamic vinegar and oil with garlic and shallots before being grilled is one of my new top ten faves. I used a fig balsamic vinegar … Continue reading

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Fire and Ice Salad

I belong to a Facebook group called “Recipe Clippings.” It consists of folk sharing images of recipes – usually old ones – they’ve come across that they think look interesting. That’s how I came across the original recipe for this … Continue reading

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Fresh Relish

So… the only thing pickled about this fine relish is the avocado, which in and of itself is a lovely thing. Still and all, I’m gonna stick with calling this a Fresh Relish instead of, say, a salsa – mostly … Continue reading

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