Category Archives: Veggies

Parfait! Blanched Asparagus

I love this recipe! The asparagus is nicely crisp-tender, a beautiful bright green, and works a treat in everything from salads to appetizer trays to being added to rice, soups, or stews. I also get questions and comments from friends; … Continue reading

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Charred Tomatoes With Basil

One of my markets had a pretty decent deal: 2 packages of grape tomatoes for $5 – but… you had to buy two to get the deal. Now, we like tomatoes, but for just the two of us, that is … Continue reading

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Pesto Sautéed Cabbage

Everyone is talking about “zoodles” or “cauliflower rice,” but, consider the mebbe not so humble cabbage… Pick up a bag of coleslaw mix at most any supermarket, add a little melted butter and a jar of pesto sauce, and you … Continue reading

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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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