Tag: vegetables

ZUCCHINI PINWHEELS

  I am a bit of a health nut, but I also have a large family that likes everyday food to look and taste like gourmet food. My approach to food is likened to that of a runway model: I want it to be the center of attention, and certainly […]

DOGGIE LOVE DOG FOOD

Dogs are such an important part of families. They now enjoy many aspects of our human life. How bout those Dog Cameras for the owners to check in on them from time to time! But what about their food? We are what we eat, and so it is with our […]

Chicken in Peanut Sauce

Have you ever had Boiled Peanuts? I never had. Apparently, it’s a very southern thing. And so, a friend of mine from, Southern with a Twist, sent me a lovely package of boiled peanuts. They were so darn delicious that I don’t think I will ever enjoy roasted peanuts the same […]

IZAKAYA

A refreshing approach to meal time, using many things already in your fridge. A few sauces, and broth concoctions, and before you know it, you have a spread to satisfy every picky eater. NOODLES. Udon, Ramen, regular spaghetti, or a variety of gluten free noodles, will need to be cooked […]

SHEPHERD’S PIE

A country dish that is both Hearty and Healthy. Can be prepared from ingredients purchased specifically for Shepherd’s Pie, or ingredients you might already have in your fridge.  Just so you are in the – Know – Shepherd’s Pie is made with Lamb, while Cottage Pie is made with Beef! […]

FRENCH LENTIL SALAD & TAHINI DRESSING

Would you consider lentils to be a perfectly delicious substitute for meat? You might after trying them prepared this way! In a  salad, lentils give a flavorful, hearty, and satisfying addition to an “all-vegetable” salad.   Cooking lentils with a few strips of meat in the broth is the secret to […]

RATATOUILLE CROSTINI

While Ratatouille may be a useful way to cook down your over-grown summer’s vegetable garden, not everyone finds a pot of over cooked vegetables very appealing. So, why not try a new twist on an old dish? Tapas, or Appetizer Crostini with a dollop of Ratatouille, gently kissed with a […]