vegetable dishes for or as main courses

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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 »

corn cakes can’t be beat …or can they?

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

summary: recipe for beet cakes (beet fritters); these are even better than corn cakes; make sure the egg yolk doesn’t break when you separate the egg; click on image(s) for larger views and more photos Ah, substitutions! I love substitutions! Years ago, I reported to my sister about the most amazing and wonderful stir-fried chicken […] Continue reading »

Use ALL of the Asparagus for Asparagus Risotto

Monday, May 28th, 2012

summary: asparagus risotto recipe without added cream, butter or cheese; how to use the stalks for added flavour; garnishing with chives – including the flowers; (click on images to see larger views and more photos) It’s asparagus season!! It’s asparagus season!! I love asparagus season! A while back, when we discovered the wonders of orzotto, […] Continue reading »

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