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 […]
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 […]
Roasted Beet Crostini Read the latest reasons you should try beets these days: In Australia, a true Oz-style burger must have a slice or two of beets. Even McDonalds and Burger King have had to tow the line and include it in their menus. Beets have one of the highest sugar contents of any vegetable. […]
Warm Leek & Swiss Chard Topper My Mom and Dad always grew Swiss chard in the garden, sometimes growing the white and the red varieties. I never liked it as a kid, but today I crave it simply sautéed with shallots and leeks. Leftovers are great as a quiche filling together with sautéed mushrooms or […]
Not shown but deliciously chosen:Market Salad with Crispy Parsnips
Sharing plates are a fun lunch and Planet Matters Bistro Sharing Board was no exception. Roy had soup of day, a deep flavored wild mushroom soup and I chose the Sharing Board—lots of crostini, vegan cashew cheese, blue cheese, chipotle cheese, hummus, then all the pickled vegetables. Is there such a thing as too much […]
Pizza is always a good answer to the question of “What’s for supper?”, even on the road. Here is our favorite pizza lately with lots of veggies- Dominos Pacific Veggie Pizza. Just as any chain restaurant, every location tweaks their pizzas just a little. This one was particularly photogenic and delicious.