Small garden in our new condo. Able to grow my herbs in pots (so necessary for cooking my vegetables). However, I had to clear away the overhanging bushes to let the sun and rain do their work. Enter, the Safety Harbor Tool Library. https://safetyharbortoollibrary.myturn.com/ It is the coolest perk for condo livers with no garage […]
Not quite a million but many ways to cut an onion without crying. It’s Ok—temporary dilemma. Anyway, anyone ever try this Georgia onion? No Tears it says.
Not my original, but quite a laugh this morning. Thanks to whomever posted.
Somewhere in the vast universe of cooking videos, I watched Jacques Pepin create 3 vegetable salads. I was riveted as I always am when watching this great man cook. But here was the shocker: the third recipe he demonstrated in the video was a Cream Dressing that his mother used to make. While making […]
Missing a lot of items in my newly moved into kitchen, so I flavored the sautéed onions, carrots, celery with fresh garlic, dried thyme, salt and pepper and ketchup. Sprinkled flour to sautéed veggies, poured over some beef broth (from Better Than Bouillon). Simmered till carrots were done. Added frozen peas. Then topped with previously […]
First: Saute onions until brownish. Second: Skillet roast 2 fresh broccoli crowns. Combine with onions.Cool. Yes, I used pre-made pie crust with my proven trick: Roll crust, fit into deep dish Pyrex, place in freezer for 10 minutes. Preheat oven to 375 F.. Bake slightly frozen crust for about 8-10 minutes, until slightly brown (no […]
Not sure where this came from—just found in some notes Eat a chocolate bar (dark chocolate) before each meal, it’ll take the edge off your appetite and you will eat less. Anybody willing to try—feedback???
Introducing truly unique cauliflower—roast in hot oven with pineapple and taco seasoning (scratch, of course). Fill a crunchy shell, top with shredded cheese and guacamole—Wow!! Will you miss the meat? Cauli Florettes
Baby Kale is a prolific grower here in my balcony container garden. Jacques Pepin has the ultimate best method for roasting and crunching. Bake on a rack in a 250 degree oven for 20-25 minutes. Toss with only 1/2 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil and some orange zest. Perfect vegetable appetizer. Baby Kale Before […]
An open-faced tart in France is called a Galette, in Italy, a Crostata, in the United States we call them a Rustic Country Tart. Whatever you call it, this one is delicious. Scratch cornmeal pie crust, thin raw cauliflower slices, diced sopressata, chopped red onion, grated Italian Fontina cheese, fresh basil, olive oil and kosher […]