Category Archive: Vegetables

Green Bean Casserole

Green Bean Casserole

This is an amazing green bean casserole with cheese, some kick from cayenne pepper, salty bacon and a little crunch from panko crumbs on top. Green Bean Casserole 2 pounds Fresh Green Beans, Ends Cut Off 4 slices Bacon, Cut Into 1/4 Inch Pieces 3 cloves Garlic, Minced 1/2 whole Large Onion, Chopped 4 Tablespoons Butter 4 …

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Roasted Butternut Squash and Vegetable Galette

Roasted Vegetable Galette

This makes 6 large meal size servings. Serve it along side a salad made of baby greens and tossed with a balsamic vinaigrette. It could be the perfect dish to add to a brunch – instead of the usual quiche. It’s so versatile that it would even work as a hot appetizer cut into 12 smaller slices. You …

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Oven Roasted Butternut Squash with Apples & Pecans

Oven Roasted Butternut Squash with Apples & Pecans

This dish is worthy of your Thanksgiving menu. A crowd pleaser to be sure. You decide how much sweetness it needs for your family. We tend to like things a little less sweet around here so one tablespoon of real Maple syrup was plenty for us. I went with real Maple syrup for the rich …

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Roasted Eggplant Spread

Roasted Eggplant Spread

It’s one of those foods that doesn’t photograph well, but don’t let that stop you from making it. Serve it as an appetizer with whole grain crackers, pita bread, endive or a baguette. Spread it on a sandwich or a wrap. Top a cooked chicken breast or a piece of white fish with a generous …

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Caesar Salad with Chile-Cilantro Dressing

Caesar Salad with Cilantro Dressing

A Caesar salad usually conjures up visions of Italian food. When I saw this recipe with it’s Mexican/Southwest flavor profile I was intriqued. If you like cilantro you are going to love this salad. It has plenty of crunch too with crisp romaine lettuce and toasted pumpkin seeds. If you want to up the crunch …

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