Tag Archives: vegetables

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

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

Cauliflower Soup

Cauliflower. Caul-i-flower. It does look like a flower. A white-ish or purple or green or yellow bulby flower. Edible. There was one in the refrigerator and I felt like soup and I had been

Chicken Pot Pie

You have to be a masochist to make a chicken pot pie. Honestly. It is such a pain in the butt – so time consuming – exhausting in fact. And although homemade pot-pies are delicious

Red Curry Vegetable Soup

It was chilly and threatening rain. I needed soup. Vegetable soup. But I wanted something different. I came across this recipe in the January/February 2014 edition of Vegetarian times.

For A Prosperous Year Filled With Luck!

My last Post was about the Southern States’ New Years Day tradition of Hoppin John, Greens, and Corn bread. The black-eyed peas in the Hoppin’ John represent the coins. The green color

Broiled Eggplant on Another Friday Night

Eggplant is really one of my all time favorite foods. Any excuse to make eggplant something and in summertime we can pick them right off of the vine here in our garden – thanks to Ed

Gingin’s Pre-Wedding Girlfriend Party With a Lovely Beet Salad

I haven’t written about Virginia Ripley yet. Our beloved Gingin. Family but not by blood. By love and affinity. We absolutely could not live without her in our lives. I met Virginia when