Category Archives: Vegetable dishes

January 23, 2010

Potato Chowder

When we hold a Soup Saturday at our house, we always end up feeding a crowd. Today is one of …Read More

November 26, 2009

Green Bean Casserole Reminder

I realized that the one recipe that we haven’t pointed back to yet this year is the traditional Green Bean …Read More

November 22, 2009

Rummy Apple Cider Syrup

I’ve been intrigued with recipes I’ve found recently in some of those beautiful cookbooks with lots of pictures, for fruit …Read More

November 22, 2009

Jean’s Delicious Cheesy Potato Casserole

Almost 22 years ago, I met my in-laws for the very first time. Dave had already prepped me for the …Read More

November 22, 2009

Garlic mashed potatoes

Garlic mashed potatoes are another traditional holiday side dish. I don’t generally freeze this (and I’m not sure if I …Read More

November 20, 2009

Homemade Chestnut Dressing

This weekend, I received an email from my young friend, Molly. Molly is the same age as my oldest son …Read More

November 20, 2009

Excellent Victorian Stuffing

I found a recipe for Victorian stuffing in my Rodale Basic Natural Foods Cookbook, which I received as a wedding …Read More

November 20, 2009

Mom’s Thanksgiving turkey stuffing

This Thanksgiving stuffing recipe is one that my mother does perfectly–a really basic recipe that everyone should have in their …Read More

November 19, 2009

Sweet Potato Praline Casserole

Around the holidays, I’m always looking for ways to do things in advance. This sweet potato dish can be made …Read More

November 19, 2009

Basic Candied Sweet Potato Casserole

Basic Sweet potato casserole with miniature marshmallows on the top is one of those traditional Thanksgiving recipes that “everyone” knows …Read More

November 17, 2009

Apples Baked in Cointreau

Apples Baked in Cointreu This second dessert is much richer and definitely not for the junior members of the family. …Read More

Pesto Potato Salad with Sausage
October 23, 2009

Pesto Potato Salad with Sausage

Several months ago I wrote about our new favorite potato salad, Fully Loaded Potato Salad. Well, yesterday I accidentally discovered …Read More

Roasted Vegetable Soup
October 22, 2009

Roasted Vegetable Soup

Okay, those fabulously tasty roasted vegetables from yesterday’s post morphed into something that looked really unusual but tasted great for …Read More

October 21, 2009

Roasted Vegetables with Fresh Fennel

Last week my friend, Michelle, offered to let me take her weekly CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) allotment of veggies. To …Read More

Balsamic Chicken Quinoa
October 1, 2009

Balsamic Chicken Quinoa

As I mentioned yesterday, quinoa is my new favorite food. This dish can be used as a side dish/salad or …Read More

September 30, 2009

Quinoa Shrimp Salad with lime and cilantro

I’ve discovered the coolest grain: quinoa. Quinoa, pronounced KEEN-WAH and originating in the South American Andes, is actually related to …Read More

Roasted Edamame Tabbouleh
August 31, 2009

Roasted Edamame Tabbouleh

Shortly before I served dinner tonight, I posted my status update on Facebook, “I’m about to serve a dinner likely …Read More

August 26, 2009


I have fond memories of eating a cold vegetable soup called Gazpacho when I was a kid, but I had …Read More

August 23, 2009

Freezing vegetables for soup

I’ve saved my favorite tip for last in this series on freezing fresh produce. I learned this from a friend …Read More

August 22, 2009

Freezing Vegetables

Freezing veggies is a bit more of a process than freezing fruit, but it’s still not hard and is definitely …Read More

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