Category Archives: Vegetable

Grilled Baby Bok Choy With Lemon-Miso Sauce

I have never given much thought to miso. To me, it was just the name of a soup in a black lacquer bowl that came free with meals at most Japanese restaurants. Then I bought some and suddenly I am … Continue reading

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Sausage Rolls And Grilled Asparagus With Cheddar. New Music From Chris Barron.

Jamie Oliver recommends these flaky, meaty, and cheesy rolls of goodness for a picnic. They’re the perfect portable hand food, which makes them terrific for parties, as well. Grilled asparagus decked with mature cheddar is a nice accompaniment and tastes … Continue reading

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Hanger Steak With Moroccan-Roasted Carrots and Cauliflower. Robert Smith Covers The Twilight Sad.

This is one of the best dinners I have made in awhile. I absolutely love the Moroccan blend of spices tossed with the vegetables and roasted pistachios and sesame seeds. That side dish could be the meal in itself, especially … Continue reading

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Chilled Soba In Cucumber Cups. Shark Tape On The Stereo.

Looking for a cool and different starter for your next gathering? Try these cucumber cups filled with soba noodles. Just hollow out thick slices of cucumber and fill with chilled noodles that have been tossed with a sesame-soy mixture. The … Continue reading

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Kale And Quinoa Bowl With Tofu And Mushrooms. New Music From Sleater-Kinney.

If you love the show Portlandia then you’ll be crazy about the new Portlandia cookbook. It’s funny, creative, and highly entertaining. But, most importantly, it’s packed with easy to follow recipes that celebrate the cutting edge food culture of Portland, … Continue reading

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Chicken With Parsley Sauce And Lemon Butter Broccoli. New Music From Chirping.

It’s cookbook month over here in my kitchen. I have almost 200 cookbooks that I adore. They have stiff competition now from the 14 cooking magazines I subscribe to and the enormous internet packed with recipes. So, what I do … Continue reading

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Broccoli With Cheetos. Current Swell On The Stereo.

Here is a quick tutorial on how to turn a healthy bowl of broccoli into the ultimate junk food. 1) Introduce broccoli to the cheese sauce: “2 cups heavy cream with 2 cups cheese, please meet these nutrition rich vegetable … Continue reading

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