Category Archives: Vegetables

Sweet Potato “Bruschetta”

Let it be known that I am a huge sweet potato fan as well as a yam lover.   Which do you think is most nutritious, a yam or a sweet potato?  I thought all these years that a yam … Continue reading

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Oven Blasted Cauliflower with Lime, Capers and Garlic

Click here to view recipe. As I type this out I wonder if you’re thinking I’ve lost my mind. Perhaps you’re asking yourself, “What? Again?? Why is this lunatic posting yet another cauliflower recipe?  Is it not enough to have … Continue reading

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Asian-Inspired Summer Zucchini Pancakes

Click here to view recipe. This June I went back to “The Ranch” with my sisters Susan and Kay, and we three attended a cooking class with visiting chef Meadow Linn.  Last year we experienced different cuisine and I posted … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Pilaf

Click here to view recipe. Truth be told, most new recipes or foods I try in my kitchen are inspired by restaurants or food trucks that serve something I eat and then hope to replicate.  Often I do a little … Continue reading

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Marinated Tuna & Bean Salad

Click here to view recipe. I could have titled this “I am sick and tired of winter and our lack of fresh vegetables” salad.   Don’t misunderstand … I’m a lover of all things vegetal, but by the end of winter … Continue reading

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Eggplant My Way

Click here to view recipe. Eggplant didn’t appeal to me at all in my youth.  Back in Iowa, we shared a large garden at my Uncle Lou and Aunt Esther’s house a few blocks away.  Beside the usual tomato and … Continue reading

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Oven Blasted Green Beans & Radishes

Click here to view recipe. I must say that eating surprising combinations of vegetables often translates to my ultimate dining experience.  I never cease to be amazed at how different cooks make and present vegetables – steamed, sauteed, roasted, broiled…and … Continue reading

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Don’t Throw Away Those Beet Greens!!

Click here to view recipe. Often if I purchase beets or carrots or turnips or radishes or fennel at the farmers market, I feel like snapping off the greens and making my bag less unwieldy.  Thankfully, I recently stopped this … Continue reading

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Whole Roasted Cauliflower

Click here to view recipe. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I love cauliflower.  It is meaty, tasty, and can be enhanced with various herbs or sauces.  Most often I break it into cauliflowerettes, coat it with … Continue reading

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Rustic Carrot Soup

Click here to view recipe. Whenever I’m preparing to leave town for a length of time, one of the hardest tasks for me is to somehow cook all the produce and perishables that cannot be frozen.  I don’t like wasting … Continue reading

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