Category Archives: Veggie-centered

Supercaulifloweristicexpialidocious – 12 December 2018

Wow. Not sure how I found this recipe – probably some ad popup that looked good enough to follow (and, after all, would have said “epicurious” so no doubt worth it). Anyway, it was absolutely scrumptious! The reviews on the … Continue reading

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Herb slab with mushrooms and cannellini; asparagus – 13 March 2014

D invented this dinner for finance night. He didn’t like it, but it was hearty and filling and enjoyable, if not the most delicious thing on the planet. He cooked mushrooms with some onions in olive oil, and used some … Continue reading

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Risotto with taleggio, dinosaur kale, and slow-cooked parsnips – 1 January 2014

I spotted this recipe – by its photo, of course – in the 2013 Dicembre edition of La Cucina Italiana, which I get for D. This is the Italian version, which not only is in Italiano, but also has different recipes … Continue reading

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Personal pizza with add-on – 25 July 2012

D was not having dinner tonight so I decided to have a personal pizza. At the time I decided that I had no idea what kind it would be, be I had bought a bag of discounted Japanese eggplants at … Continue reading

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Grilled zucchini, eggplant, and red pepper in individual marinades; fresh mozzarella; refried rice – 18 June 2012

The other day I ran across this recipe in my recipe notebook, with a notation “Outstanding”, from 28 July 2011. I bought two small-medium zucchini, a rather fat Japanese eggplant, and a good sized “Holland” red pepper at the Bowl … Continue reading

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Eggplant sandwiches where the eggplant is the bread; grilled radicchio wrappedin prosciutto – 26 May 2012

I made two dishes that went together pretty reasonably  – both on our range’s grill. The first was eggplant sandwiches where the eggplant slices are the “bread”. For two of us, I brushed 8 slices of a globe eggplant (maybe … Continue reading

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Potatoes with gouda; broccoli – 3 May 2012

D whipped up a quick and simple but tasty dinner. He boiled some cubed Yukon Gold potatoes, then spread them on a baking sheet, covered with sage leaves and flowers, and topped with planed “Vlaskaas gouda” (which I bought at … Continue reading

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Asian veggies over rice noodles – 16 April 2012

D cooked a pile of veggies and served over rice noodles. Most delicious! He steeped the rice noodles in hot water for a bit – perhaps not long enough, as they were on the chewy side, but not problematically so. … Continue reading

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Grilled eggplant “sandwiches” before the symphony – 26 January 2012

I decided to try this recipe without the prosciutto to see how it would work. The answer is: not great, but that could be a result of either the missing prosciutto – one entire slice per sandwich – or of … Continue reading

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Eggplant, Prosciutto and Mozzarella “Sandwiches”; Kashi pilaf – 11 January 2012

When I bought the “fresh” mozzarella for the panini on the 9th, I knew there would be too much of it, so I decided to make this dish also, which had worked well with the odd, brineless freshmozz previously. And … Continue reading

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Vegetable tart; pear salad – 24 December 2011

This was a delicious tart, especially the crust, which was exceptional. The filling was incredibly time-consuming, but a different filling would work and be less demanding. The recipe is from Cook’s Illustrated, Jan/Feb 2012. The filling is mainly leeks, sauteed … Continue reading

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Mystery Curcurbita; fresh tomato sauce; sausage; fresh tomatoes – 21 Sept 2011

Our friend J (one of our friends J…) gave us a couple of alleged spaghetti squash last week, but when discussing it, J realized that, since it was a volunteer in his garden, it might actually be an unintended hybrid. … Continue reading

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Leftover eggplant tagine, this time with couscous – 21 July 2011

Leftovers sure make an easy dinner. I went in to work today and came home about 5, and had a couple of hours to work around the house before I had to start dinner. I just reheated the eggplant tagine … Continue reading

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Tagine of baby eggplants in tomato sauce; bolani with hummus – 18 July 2011

I spotted this recipe I think on the day I bought this cookbook, expecting we would like it, and I’m pleased to know that is correct. It’s easy to do, though there is a lot of pre-prep. Of course, for … Continue reading

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Polenta with red and green peppers and mixed greens – 10 July 2011

D cooked an old favorite tonight, with some variations. This is from Georgeanne Brennan’s Potager, one of the best cookbooks we’ve ever had. It has two parts: polenta, 1:6 with water, cooked for  quite a long time, with cheese added … Continue reading

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Eggplant sandwiches with prosciutto, red pepper puree, and fresh mozzarella; Kashi “pilaf” – 17 June 2011

I originally thought I’d make a pizza tonight, but we decided to put off making bread till Sunday morning, which left two breadless dinners, so I had a choice of what to do when. The Bowl has had bags of … Continue reading

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Eggplant and green pepper with tapioca noodles and peanut dipping sauce – 9 May 2011

I think D made up this dish, except for the dipping sauce, which was actually poured over the top, rather than dipped in. I took the picture before putting on the sauce b/c I thought it would be prettier this … Continue reading

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Kabocha squash stew with coconut, curry, and cilantro – 6 April 2011

D used up the last large hunk of kabocha squash in a dish similar to the first one, though much thicker. He boiled the peeled squash pieces, and separately cooked onions in oil, adding mushroom slices and a small bit … Continue reading

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Squash, eggplant and other veggies over rice noodles – 28 March 2011

D cooked up another largish quarter or so of the Kabocha squash (peeled, chunked, and boiled) and also sauteed up garlic, onions, some of those adorable 3″ long fat little eggplants, sliced, and at the end, some mushrooms, and put … Continue reading

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Polenta with greens and peppers – 26 March 2011

This is one of my favorite dishes, which D sweetly made for me during my post-op period of favoring softer foods. If this is a limited diet, I’ll take it 🙂 It’s also beautiful 🙂 The recipe is from one … Continue reading

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Kabocha soup with rice on the side – 23 March 2011

This was a fabulous soup! D is so good at just putting things together and having them work. He made this b/c he thought it would be easy for me to eat, and that was correct. He forgot we had … Continue reading

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19 December 2010 – Emptying the fridge

D is so good at making a delicious dinner out of whatever he finds. He boiled up the two Yukon golds and melted the rest of the Ementhaler over them. He cooked up the rest of the [whatever] choi by … Continue reading

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20 November 2010 – Rewarmed roasted tomatoes with garlic and thyme

A simple dinner tonight because we simply weren’t hungry. Today we went to the annual party by Kermit Lynch for the release of the Beaujolais Nouveau, with lunch by Christopher Lee (Boudin Blanc, sauerkraut, refried potatoes, Acme baguette, mustard). After … Continue reading

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15 November 2010 – Hippie dinner! Farro with many veggies

D took the farro that we cooked for lunch (I think) awhile back and added a bunch of veggies to it to make a tasty and very healthful dinner. He sauteed some onions and added them. He used the last … Continue reading

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24 October 2010 – Cannellini beans on toast; roasted tomatoes with garlic and thyme

What a great dinner! D bought Romas at the Bowl yesterday for the purpose of roasting them tonight, with garlic and thyme and oil. He decided to add cannellini beans, which he cooked with rosemary and garlic, after a Paul … Continue reading

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