Soup-er & Simple

  So, I was looking for colorful legumes to use as vase filler (long story) and I bought a 14 ingredient bean soup mix to fit the bill. But it didn't, as I discovered upon opening the bag. Turns out some of its beans and grains were minuscule. Not to worry – I could actuallyContinue reading “Soup-er & Simple”

Sauce!

I say this with love…even my husband can make this tomato sauce. He was the first to call me and discuss the obit of our grand dame of Italian cooking, Marcella Hazan. That's where I saw the recipe, ringing bells about butter and tomatoes that had faded from memory. (Click here for the recipe) MyContinue reading “Sauce!”

Salted Carmel Sauce (Bon Appetit 10/13)

So EZ it's worth repeating! And eating. I snapped the caramel sauce recipe from this month's edition of BA. The apple cake is still on my to-do list. As delicious as the sauce is when warm, it keeps pretty nicely in the fridge. A bit stiffer, but heck, it was the best ice cream topperContinue reading “Salted Carmel Sauce (Bon Appetit 10/13)”

Breakfast salad for Meat-free Monday

Despite my sweet teeth, I mostly prefer savory for breakfast. If grains and veggies are not your daybreak cup of tea, try this salad for lunch or dinner. It tastes the same.I made this as a single serving but double or quadruple. It keeps well for a couple of days and travels nicely too! IngredientsContinue reading “Breakfast salad for Meat-free Monday”

Pop Tarts? (A meat free Monday entry)

My spoiled, ungrateful children will inform you these are not pop tarts. But they'll be happy to unload that information with their mouths full. The fact is, Alana Chernila doesn't call them pop tarts in her book, “The Homemade Pantry.” I do, because they're a delicious, hand held treat that pop tarts can only dreamContinue reading “Pop Tarts? (A meat free Monday entry)”