Tag Archives: Vegetarian

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

Posted in Salad, Veggies | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Parfait! Manicotti Crêpes

While out east visiting my sister, I proudly presented her with a ‘crêpe rake’ – a simple kitchen gadget that I find makes the act of forming nice looking crêpes a snap. Of course, being my big sister, her crêpes … Continue reading

Posted in Cheese, Parfait!, Pasta | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Butternut Squash & ‘Shroom Lasagna

I am not a hoooge fan of squash, but, ’tis the season, and, my local family farm had one, final $10 Mystery Bag o’ the season, and it was loaded with peppers and squashes. The peppers were simple: pepper jelly. … Continue reading

Posted in Pasta, Veggies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Parfait! Eggplant ‘Meatballs’ With Asian Barbecue Sauce

So, yeh, the first time I made these meatless meatballs, I more or less followed Melissa d’Arabian’s recipe and served them for dinner topped with marinara and cheese. And they were good. This time, I tweaked the seasonings a bit … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers/Munchies, Veggies | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Caponata

Back in the day, at my first job out of school, I worked with a great group of ladies from a large Italian East Boston family, and they loved food. Helen and Jebby were the first to introduce me to … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers/Munchies, Veggies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Slow Cooker Cauliflower, Cheese, and Garlic Bread Soup

Yeh, I know what you’re thinking: “SOUP!?! In JULY?!?” Let me just say this about that: 1: it’s been a cool early summer up here on the edge o’ the lake and prairie, and… 2: this is a slow cooker … Continue reading

Posted in Soup/Stew, Veggies | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Black Bean Sopes

Traditionally, a sope is a thick corn tortilla topped with veggies and (mebbe) meat. In this case, the sope is half inch thick sliced polenta, fried in a bit of duck fat (because I could), topped with a mashed black … Continue reading

Posted in Veggies | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Buffalo Cauliflower

A cousin in Canada posted a picture of Buffalo Cauliflower on his faceplace page, and I immediately began looking at recipes on da Google. I’ve adapted one I found just a wee, tiny bit: roasting the cauliflower on a rack … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers/Munchies, Veggies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

My Favorite Ratatouille

I’ve always enjoyed ratatouille, and have several different versions (uses) posted right here, and here (pizza style), and here; but this one is by far my fave. I based this recipe on one that was adapted from a recipe on … Continue reading

Posted in Veggies | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Eggplant Meatballs

Nicely spiced meatballs are baked before adding a bit of marinara and cheese and baked again to an ooey-gooey goodness that went pretty darned nicely will baked pork chops with cherry peppers and artichokes. Made out of roasted eggplant and … Continue reading

Posted in Veggies | Tagged , , | Leave a comment