Category Archives: Vegetarian

Eggs Faux-Benedict

Have you ever had proper Eggs Benedict?  Delicious, yes.  Have you ever tried making proper Eggs Benedict?  Torture, yes!  Poaching an egg is tricky enough, but throwing in a Hollandaise sauce, plus timing the elements to bring it all together

Eggs Faux-Benedict

Have you ever had proper Eggs Benedict?  Delicious, yes.  Have you ever tried making proper Eggs Benedict?  Torture, yes!  Poaching an egg is tricky enough, but throwing in a Hollandaise sauce, plus timing the elements to bring it all together

Potato and Corn Chunky Soup

Simple and hearty, this chunky soup is easy to make and has a nostalgic element of home-goodness.  It is warm and filling, the potatoes give texture and thickness, while the creamed corn lends a light touch of sweetness.  It is

Potato and Corn Chunky Soup

Simple and hearty, this chunky soup is easy to make and has a nostalgic element of home-goodness.  It is warm and filling, the potatoes give texture and thickness, while the creamed corn lends a light touch of sweetness.  It is

Roasted Portobello Mushroom

I love mushrooms, and the portobello is at the top of my list of favorite edible fungi.  It has such great complex flavors and a wonderfully meaty, yet silky texture when you bite into it.  And because it has a

Roasted Portobello Mushroom

I love mushrooms, and the portobello is at the top of my list of favorite edible fungi.  It has such great complex flavors and a wonderfully meaty, yet silky texture when you bite into it.  And because it has a

Potato Salad with a Mexican Flair

In charge of the potato salad for this year’s barbeque?  Ditch the plain old classic salad and bring this one with a little flair from South of the Border.  Its sweet and spicy kick, along with a fresh crunchy texture,

Potato Salad with a Mexican Flair

In charge of the potato salad for this year’s barbeque?  Ditch the plain old classic salad and bring this one with a little flair from South of the Border.  Its sweet and spicy kick, along with a fresh crunchy texture,

Potato and Beans Salad

Potato salad does not have to be weighed down with a heavy mayonnaise dressing.  By adding in beans for extra body and tossing it all in a simple vinaigrette dressing, this fresh twist on a classic will keep you feeling

Potato and Beans Salad

Potato salad does not have to be weighed down with a heavy mayonnaise dressing.  By adding in beans for extra body and tossing it all in a simple vinaigrette dressing, this fresh twist on a classic will keep you feeling

Tomato Pesto Pizza

Pizza does not always have to be covered in tomato sauce and cheese, and then overloaded with so many toppings and flavors that you don’t even know what it is you are eating anymore.  Stripping down and building the pizza

Tomato Pesto Pizza

Pizza does not always have to be covered in tomato sauce and cheese, and then overloaded with so many toppings and flavors that you don’t even know what it is you are eating anymore.  Stripping down and building the pizza

Shoestring French Fries

Frying up a batch of shoe-string potatoes is so quick and easy (and tasty!),  it’s no wonder that the french fry is a menu staple, all the way from a greasy spoon diner to a Michelin-rated steak house. There are

Shoestring French Fries

Frying up a batch of shoe-string potatoes is so quick and easy (and tasty!),  it’s no wonder that the french fry is a menu staple, all the way from a greasy spoon diner to a Michelin-rated steak house. There are

Salty Crust Potatoes

This is a super easy preparation that can be made to eat on its own, or served as a side with dinner.  Although the name of these potatoes may lead you to think they are little sodium-loaded-ticking-time-bombs, they are not. 

Salty Crust Potatoes

This is a super easy preparation that can be made to eat on its own, or served as a side with dinner.  Although the name of these potatoes may lead you to think they are little sodium-loaded-ticking-time-bombs, they are not. 

Mini Quiche

So simple to prepare, these little egg pies are my go-to recipe whenever I entertain. The flaky crust offers a nice contrast to the denser filling. These are light enough to munch on while guests are mingling, yet substantial enough

Mini Quiche

So simple to prepare, these little egg pies are my go-to recipe whenever I entertain. The flaky crust offers a nice contrast to the denser filling. These are light enough to munch on while guests are mingling, yet substantial enough

Zucchini and Thyme Omelet

I used to always have a bowl of cereal and two slices of buttered toast for breakfast, thinking that there was never any time to make anything else. This omelet can be made in the same amount of time as

Zucchini and Thyme Omelet

I used to always have a bowl of cereal and two slices of buttered toast for breakfast, thinking that there was never any time to make anything else. This omelet can be made in the same amount of time as

Broccoli Parmesan Linguine

I love pasta! This is such a quick and easy meal that I make all the time. The trick to making this dish is timing; begin cooking the broccoli immediately after dropping the pasta noodles into the boiling water. Doing

Broccoli Parmesan Linguine

I love pasta! This is such a quick and easy meal that I make all the time. The trick to making this dish is timing; begin cooking the broccoli immediately after dropping the pasta noodles into the boiling water. Doing