Vegetarian

Oppa! Korean-Style, Sexy Noodles, Op Op Japchae

Oppa! Korean-Style, Sexy Noodles, Op Op Japchae

It was hubby’s birthday last week and I threw a surprise party for him.  Very impromptu, a handful of friends on a Friday night to help him celebrate another year.  The menu was pretty easy to put together.  I started with his favorites cheesecake, apple pie […]

Mushroom Bourguignon (New Year’s Resolution #1)

Mushroom Bourguignon (New Year’s Resolution #1)

I have a bucket list of New Year’s resolutions this year. Resolution #1, “EAT MORE VEGGIES and less meat”. This is going to be EASY and I am going to be a BOSS and slay this resolution. Why? Recipes like Smitten Kitchen’s Mushroom Bourguignon, that’s […]

So Eat It, Just Eat it (Roasted Cauliflower with Cumin, Turmeric and Lemon)

So Eat It, Just Eat it (Roasted Cauliflower with Cumin, Turmeric and Lemon)

When I was a kid there was a definite hit list of vegetables we absolutely hated.  My brother and I had all sorts of tricks to avoid eating them.  We would stuff our mouths full of peas, run to the bathroom and spit them out. […]

A-Looo? Anybody there? It’s Gobi time! (Cauliflower and Potato Curry)

A-Looo? Anybody there? It’s Gobi time! (Cauliflower and Potato Curry)

Do you remember Bend It Like Beckham?  A little movie about soccer and following your dreams that launched a couple of careers (Kira Knightly for one) and was a sleeper hit.  Though a certified sports nut I really loved the scenes of the family gatherings […]

Thai-rrific Noodles

Thai-rrific Noodles

My hubby has a certain MO when it comes to food.  Over the years he has become a much more adventurous eater but for the most part he sticks to what he likes and when he likes something, he will eat it all the time. […]

It’s A Nutty World (Union Square Cafe Bar Nuts)

It’s A Nutty World (Union Square Cafe Bar Nuts)

My go to munchie nuts have been my cousin Bonnie’s Spicy Pecans.  Sweet and spicy with hints of clove, ginger and cinnamon they are addictive-they are my crack.  During the holidays I make tons of these nuts.  So much so I dreamt about them in […]

Corn Porn (Sweet Corn Pesto with Pappardelle and Zucchini)

Corn Porn (Sweet Corn Pesto with Pappardelle and Zucchini)

Ha, bet that got your attention!  It was a bit sneaky and underhanded but I think you will thank me in the end.  Summer means fresh corn on the cob.  For as long as I can remember we have been cooking our corn in a […]

What’s Up Doc? (Roasted Carrots with Avocado)

What’s Up Doc? (Roasted Carrots with Avocado)

Though I am not a vegetarian by any stretch of the imagination we have definitely cut back on our carnivorous ways.  I find myself perusing cookbooks, favorite blogs or magazines for recipes that showcase vegetables.  This recipe for Roasted Carrots and Avocado Salad from Smitten Kitchen caught my […]

A Brief Cookie break (Mushroom Matar)

A Brief Cookie break (Mushroom Matar)

As I fixate on cookies for the holiday season, Wes continues his quest for interesting, delicious vegetarian dishes.  Not surprisingly this often means Indian food.  We had stopped at our favorite hole in the wall one evening and tried their Mushroom Matar.  We weren’t disappointed.  […]