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Salads and Sides

Quick Kimchi
8 years ago

Quick Kimchi

In preparation of Korean style BBQ beef short ribs, I’m making this recipe for Quick Kimchi. I don’t have a lot of time so we’ll try this quickie method.

This …
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Braised Napa Cabbage with Fennel and Apples
8 years ago

Braised Napa Cabbage with Fennel and Apples

Cabbage is such a homely vegetable. Years of mistreatment can lead to indelible scars and get folks to not like it. Then again, it  can be so poorly done, yet is versatile and keeps …
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The Beet goes on – Beet, Orange, and Red Onion Salad
8 years ago

The Beet goes on – Beet, Orange, and Red Onion Salad

I’ve grown more fond of beets as time goes on. From the oven roasted tiny jewels from last summer, to the Beet Ginger relish, I love the earthy flavor and beautiful …
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Fried chickpeas with Chorizo and Spinach
8 years ago

Fried chickpeas with Chorizo and Spinach

Straight from the New York Times’ (Wed Feb 24 2010) Mark Bittman (I am a fan), this simple dish was perfect on a cold night. The chorizo is the cured  & dried Spanish …
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Festive Penguins
8 years ago

Festive Penguins

These whimsical appetizers are easy to make and are sure to be a hit! While they take a little time, they are not difficult and everyone, especially children, seem to …
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Potatas a la Riojana
8 years ago

Potatas a la Riojana

If  I am only going to eat one meal today it might as well be a good one! I spent the day outside cleaning up the yard, helping out at …
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Oven Roasted Beets
8 years ago

Oven Roasted Beets

Back in late August we put in some radishes and beets. The radishes have all been harvested and eaten, and I have a few beets waiting to be roasted.  Simple …
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Panzanella
8 years ago

Panzanella

Not in the mood for a big dinner production tonight, I looked around the kitchen. So I have some Italian bread that has seen better days, tomatoes from the garden, a …
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Quick Roasted Vegetables
8 years ago

Quick Roasted Vegetables

I found myself with an abundance of produce, but not time to can or blanch even for freezing. I hate for food to go to waste so I picked through and found …
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