vegetables

vegetable dishes for or as main courses

Baba Ganoushe (is that the right spelling??)

Sunday, July 28th, 2013

summary: Eggplant and garlic spread; roasting little eggplants whole on the barbecue; ranting about ingredients in rice crackers; more ranting about our garden parsley, or lack thereof; (click on images to see larger views and more photos) Eggplants Synonyms: aubergine = berenjena = brinjal = garden egg = egg apple = patlican = melongene = […] Continue reading »

Potatoes and Pomegranate Seeds (WHB#383: Anardana)

Friday, May 10th, 2013

summary: recipe for aloo anardana (potato masala with pomegranate seeds); information about anardana and Weekend Herb Blogging; (click on images for larger views and more photos) Weekend Herb Blogging (WHB)#383 Anardana: Pomegranate (Punica granatum) seeds The other day, we rode to Indiatown to stock up on spices. And T announced that we needed anardana. We […] Continue reading »

It turns out that cooked cabbage is delicious

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

summary: recipe for Indian-style cabbage with ginger and coconut; embracing vegetarian food; (click on image to see larger view) Like so many others, we are trying to reduce our meat intake. And we often choose to make vegetarian dinners. But our vegetarian dishes are not watery and bland. Or trying to mimic meat. Or tasteless […] Continue reading »

Baked Squash, Rapini and Mozzarella on Pasta

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

summary: I ♥ fast food; winter squash is great with rapini, pasta and cheese; Late last night, I was gazing in wonder at Joanne’s (Eats Well With Others) fabulous squash recipes and was particularly taken with her {Vegetarian} Bacon and Butternut Pasta with Caramelized Onions and Kale. Then tonight, I had to make dinner in […] Continue reading »

Fall Garden Report: Remind me to plant more Scarlet Runner Beans

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

summary: home gardening in pots; ha! who needs full sun? scarlet runner beans are not only beautiful, they’re delicious too; fig update; (click on image(s) to see larger views and more photos) As an experiment this year, in mid June I planted a couple of Red Scarlet Runner beans in our herb pots on the […] Continue reading »

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