Tag Archives: garlic

Cod With Spicy Tomato Sauce

Yeppers! It’s baked fish with tomato sauce! And, aside from the hour or so the fish spends in a milk bath, it all comes together in about 30 minutes, including the scratch made (and wicked tasty) sauce! First thing first, … Continue reading

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Spicy Eggplant

This one may surprise you. It certainly did one of our nephews who proclaimed “I never knew I liked eggplant!” while helping himself to seconds. As a plus, this tasty little dish is just as nice as a vegetarian side … Continue reading

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Asparagus With Garlic Sauce

When I make my Korean-Style Barbecued Short Ribs, I usually serve yellow rice with blanched asparagus added; but this time, I decided to zip up the asparagus with a tasty, and simple, garlic sauce. Thanks again to the food kits … Continue reading

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Brown Rice Pasta With Veggies and Peanut Sauce

With a fair number of friends and family needing to be gluten-free; I am always in search of tasty alternatives to traditional menu staples, like pasta. So, when I came across some bronze cut Italian brown rice pasta, of course … Continue reading

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Czech Garlic Soup

One of our nephews was spending the night, and they are vegan, so I went in search of something to make for dinner. My French bread was easily adapted by using maple syrup in place of honey, but what for … Continue reading

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MICROWAVE Risotto? Yeah, You betcha!

A friend turned us on to one of those food kit things – y’know, where you get a weekly email with a list of menu options and you chose which you like, or skip it entirely. For this week, one … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Shrimp Meatballs, and Bonus Louis Salad!

It was a hot and sticky summer’s day, and we were having some friends over for a mini Book Club lunch. Barb was bringing her family’s famous Chili Crack, and I had prepped the fixin’s for Strawberry and Basil Spritzers … Continue reading

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Grilled Halloumi and Kielbasa Vinaigrette Salad

First; if you don’t know, Halloumi is a Cypriot sheep or cow cheese that stands up really well to grilling. It is also frikkin’ tasty, and available at many well stocked cheese shops or, seasonally, at Trader Joe’s. Now, you … Continue reading

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Aunt Buzz’s Vichyssoise

This is one of those classic (to me) summer recipes – enjoying a very cold bowl of potato soup in the dining room of Aunt Buzz’s bright yellow house; second down from the top of the mountain. Aunt Buzz loved … Continue reading

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That Baked Feta and Tomato Thing

For about a year or so, this “Uunifetapasta” dish has been all over the interwebs, and I just got around to trying it. Attributed to Finnish food blogger Jenni Häyrinen, it is dead simple – a block (or more) of … Continue reading

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