My friend, Kate, and I were “celebrity” chefs at a recent fundraiser. Besides serving up our dishes, we were allowed to sample the party fare after our guests had their fill. We both tasted some perfectly cooked Roasted Autumn Vegetables, and immediately wanted the recipe. My version has butternut squash, Brussels sprouts and dried cranberries.
We had some impromptu company one Sunday night, so I threw together a refreshing, crisp Summer Vegetable Salad with what I could find in my fridge. Summer Vegetable Salad When putting together a salad, I start with the greens. We typically have a box of spinach in the fridge, so that was my base. A […]
These Spicy Sweet Potato Fries are crispy, salty with a nice kick of heat! Spicy Sweet Potato Fries My regular readers know that I’m married to the world’s most picky man. When it comes to food, that is. And wives. He got a home run with his first choice for the latter! So I was basically […]
Roasted Asparagus with Balsamic Brown Butter is my go-to recipe when this delicious vegetable is in season. A simple sauce of brown butter, soy sauce and balsamic vinegar is drizzled over perfectly roasted asparagus. Roasted Asparagus I adore roasted asparagus. It’s so easy to prepare and superior in taste to steaming or boiling. I typically […]
Folks have been roasting chickpeas for quite a while, but a girlfriend mentioned that she’d been using edamame. I picked up some of these legumes at the market, added some oil and seasonings and whipped up this Roasted Creole Edamame. Roasted Creole Edamame My real life friends know I eat a relatively healthy diet. I […]
Spring Freekeh Salad: I cooked up this new-to-me ancient grain then tossed it with artichokes, asparagus, peppers and cucumbers for a sublime side dish. Spring Freekeh Salad The calendar says spring, but the thermometer does not. With asparagus plentiful in the market, it was time to make seasonal recipes despite needing to wear a down coat […]