Category Archives: Vegetables

Thanksgiving Prep: How to Make Green Beans Sexy

There are some foods that just aren’t sexy.  Meatloaf comes to mind (and if you’ve succeeded in making it attractive, let me know).  But green beans CAN be sexy, it’s just when they are sold frozen and canned, they can … Continue reading

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Crispy Zucchini Cakes with Yogurt Dill Sauce

I know my recipe yield here says “serves 4, makes 8 cakes” but when I’m eating these, it actually only serves 2.  It reasonably should serve 4, but these are so crispy delicious that I really can’t help myself, and … Continue reading

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Eggplant Parmesan Stacks with Sundried Tomato Marinara

I always go wild over eggplant parmesan.  It is easily one of my favorite dishes of all time, and I could eat this day and night (I mean…I literally just had eggplant parmesan for breakfast).  Eggplant parmesan is a very … Continue reading

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Parmigiano Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus Spears

Prosciutto wrapped asparagus is a beautiful classic dish that a fair amount of you may be familiar with, but for those of you who haven’t had it, you need to try it, and put my little twists in there!  Vegetables … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Spectacularly Beautiful Green Tomatoes

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(Almost) Wordless Wednesday: Wood Ear Mushrooms

When I was perusing the aisles at Whole Foods last weekend, I came across these curious looking mushrooms in the produce section.  They are from China and are called Wood Ear mushrooms, for obvious reasons =)  They are mainly used … Continue reading

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Tomato Cucumber Barley Salad

Happy Friday!  I’m up a little later than usual because I was out seeing the Harry Potter midnight showing last night.  I’m so sad!  I love love LOVE Harry Potter…and it’s over 😦  But I think it was a fantastic … Continue reading

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