Category Archives: Vegetables

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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Thanksgiving in February – Mid-Winter Root Vegetable Salad

Click here to view recipe. Don’t laugh…we really did have another Thanksgiving in February… the day after Valentine’s Day if you must know.  My family in Seattle (eight adults) always attend the real Thanksgiving weekend at Kal’s Cabin.  However, we … Continue reading

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