vegetables

vegetable dishes for or as main courses

Pickled Chilis

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Pickled Chilis

summary: pickled chilis based on a recipe in “Beyond the Great Wall” by Naomi Duguid and Jeffrey Alford; magnetic poetry isn’t just for the spring; Please remember to play your turn of Magnetic Poetry! All this fall, we haven’t been able to stop ourselves from grabbing a pair of scissors, walking out to the lane […] Continue reading »

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 »

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