cooked vegtables- sauteed, roasted, casseroles
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I grew up in the south where it was very much acceptable to have fried okra as a vegetable 4 times a week during the summer. My parents and both sets of grandparents grew okra in their gardens. I wasn’t a fan. And I couldn’t get away from it. Like most things that weren’t macaroni & cheese, I had to slowly come around to appreciate okra.
To Make the Crust: 1.Preheat oven to 350°
One thing I used to get whenever I went to British pubs was chicken pot pie. As a kid, I had frozen pot pies for dinner and they were always delicious, although probably because they were chock-full of salt and preservatives. Salt, why are you so magical and addictive?
Last week we visited family, and always right before we head out the door my mom makes sure I bring something home…food-related of course! My family lives in Pennsylvania Dutch country, so they frequent their local Amish market and my mom always buys way more than she needs (hmm, wonder where I got that from!).
Do I miss eating meat? Almost a decade later, I still get asked that question, usually by well-meaning meat lovers who can’t imagine anyone giving up meat by their own free will.
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Happy Mother’s Day!
So technically it’s not corn season yet. But I’m terribly impatient, so when I saw corn at the grocery store, I had to get it, even if it was from Florida. (I mean, Florida isn’t that far away, right?
Most people I know are aware of the benefits of eating healthy. That means avoiding too much salt and fried food or desserts that have too much fat and sugar.
Crispy Roasted Cauliflower with Tahini Dressing Need an easy, yet impressive, appetizer or a sensational side dish? Look no further. This multitasking Roasted Cauliflower Recipe with bold and creamy Tahini Dressing will knock your socks right off.
4 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/2 cup Spanish onion , finely diced 1/4 cup red bell pepper , finely diced
I got a copy of Appetite for Reduction for Christmas. It is full of simple, healthy vegan recipes. The first recipe I tried was for Chickpea Piccata. It’s basically a vegan version of Chicken Piccata. It also allowed me to use some leftover mashed potatoes and cauliflower.
Have you ever been to Zaytinya ? It’s one of my favorite restaurants in DC. My mom came to visit me recently, so I took her there.
Savory Carrot Cake