vegetables

vegetable dishes for or as main courses

Zucchini Ribbons Salad (Bookmarked Recipe)

Saturday, September 10th, 2016

summary: Jamie Oliver’s Zucchini Ribbon Salad is great; bookmarked recipe; why did we wait so long? Bookmarked Recipe: Zucchini Ribbons Salad Way back in 2007 or 2008, when FoodTV still showed actual cooking shows and when we still had access to FoodTV, we saw Jamie Oliver making a spectacular looking zucchini salad. We instantly said […] Continue reading »

Swiss Chard and Cherries Go Together Brilliantly

Monday, June 29th, 2015

cherries

summary: recipe for stir-fried Swiss Chard and cherries; to pit or not to pit; cherries aren’t just for dessert; windfall cherries; information about Not Far From the Tree; (click on image to see larger view) Whoohoooo! It’s Cherry Season! I’ve mentioned before that I volunteer to pick fruit for the wonderful organization “Not Far From […] Continue reading »

Asparagus and Scapes

Sunday, June 21st, 2015

scapes

summary: ‘Music’ scapes go perfectly with Ontario asparagus; (click on image(s) to see larger views and more photos)   Last fall, we planted six cloves of ‘Music’ garlic in various places in the garden. When spring finally arrived, I anxiously watched each spot. And whoohooooo! They all came up!

Stir-fried beets, Indian style (WHB: curry leaf)

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

summary: recipe for South Indian Beets (stir-fried beets and curry leaves) from a recipe in SAVEUR; problems with photographing Indian food so it looks good; information about curry leaf (Murraya koenigii) and WHB; (click on image(s) for larger views and more photos) Weekend Herb Blogging (WHB) #447??: Curry Leaf (Murraya koenigii) Not long ago, I […] Continue reading »

this IS the best carrot cake

Monday, March 10th, 2014

summary: We make the best Carrot Cake with so much cream cheese icing, it will make you sick; Happy Birthday, T! (click on image(s) to see larger views and more photos) T’s birthday is in early January. We’re always so full from Christmas that he always defers his cake until later. The other day, he […] Continue reading »

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