Category Archives: Veggies

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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Èpinard Maude

A kindofa fancy name for Louisiana-style creamed spinach (nicely seasoned with zippy pepperjack cheese and stuff and absolutely none of that nutmeg malarkey). Also an hommage to my first car, a spinach colored totally terrible AMC Hornet, previously driven by … Continue reading

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Celery Succotash Salad

Fret ye not! There are NO lima beans in this succotash! In fact, this rather refreshing salad – based on a Rachael Ray recipe – bears little resemblance to your more usual succotash… there are no beans at all (tho’ … Continue reading

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Balsamic Roasted Tomatoes

There was a bit of a kerfuffle on the interwebs over this (very good) barefoot contessa recipe. One published version called for roasting the tomatoes for 25 to 30 minutes at 450º. Another (almost identical) recipe called for two hours … Continue reading

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