Roasted Radishes and Turnips with Ghee, Cumin and Mustard Seed

This recipe was an experiment, and to my taste, if I was going to do it again, I would do it all with turnips, and leave the radishes for another day. But those red radishes in the picture sure do look pretty sprinkled in with the white turnips, don’t they? But, there was something about […]

We Got The Beets: Ginger-Kissed Borscht

Yeah, we got the beets! Sorry, that old Go-Gos song gets stuck in my head, especially when I’m scrubbing a couple of pounds of beets to make borscht. See, I never peel my beets–lots of the nutrients are right under the skin, and besides, they are a pain in the tuckus to peel, so I […]

Roasted Beets With Basil Honey Lemon Vinaigrette

After yesterday’s “meat orgy” post, I thought I should talk about vegetables today. You know, just to balance things out a bit. Besides, these beets were one of the vegetable side dishes we had with those decadent steaks, and they were so refreshing with the beef, I figured I should share them here. And, besides […]

Meatless Monday: Indian-Spiced Twice Baked Potatoes

I thought of this dish the last time we had baked potatoes with dinner, which was oh, just last week. I thought of it, because while I love twice baked potatoes, I hardly ever make them. Why is that? No good reason, really. I guess that while I like them, I just don’t much often […]

Baby Gai Lan With Chicken and Chilies

They say all babies are cute. And it’s mostly true. But some babies aren’t just cute; they’re tasty. Baby greens, for example, are tasty. Baby gai lan goes beyond tasty into a realm I like to call, “Well, why haven’t I been eating this my entire life?” That’s baby gai lan. It’s tiny–the stalks are, […]

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