Category Archives: Vegetable Dishes

Cabbage and Potato Gratin

My friend Theresa is a really good cook. She’s ‘by the book’ and has an eye for a good recipe. I can be somewhat haphazard in my cooking. For instance, if I am missing an ingredient that I

Roasted Cauliflower and Hazelnut Salad

Yotam Ottolenghi, the darling of London’s contemporary culinary world, brings us amazing, delicious, and not too complicated recipes with a Middle-Eastern sensibility, along with

Farro With Roasted Squash, Feta and Mint

Every year on January 1st, we have a big New Year’s Day party and celebration of Jared’s birthday. We feed the crowd traditional New Year’s Day foods including Hoppin’ John (Black-

Roasted Carrots with Currant Relish

‘Tis the Season but somehow it doesn’t have the normal pizzazz it usually has. The Promenade was kind of low-key. The stores weren’t crowded. The bookstore had some folks in it but it

Classic Pumpkin Pie

My grandmother used to make a delicious pumpkin chiffon pie. I started making it when I started making Thanksgiving but it was never quite as good my grandma’s pie.  Also, it is a pie

Barry’s Dill Pickle

In September 2012, I wrote about a road-trip that Alan and I took up to Oregon. It included a stop at Suzy and Barry Stone’s incredible home on the Rogue River. Two lovely, generous

Crispy Peanut Tofu and Cauliflower Rice, Stir-fry

Lily has been coming over to make jam. We’ve been making strawberry and apricot jam for weeks. Cleaning, macerating, cooking, jarring, giving away. I haven’t been feeding Lily – just