Archive for the ‘Vegetables’ Category

Bierocks

Sunday, June 4th, 2017

This German street food is one of our favorites. A bit time intensive, but worth the effort at least a few times a year! Bierocks Makes 15 bierocks, 6 dinner servings 2 tbsp canola oil 4 cloves garlic, pressed 3 lb ground beef (I use 15% fat) 3 teaspoon kosher salt 3 teaspoon black pepper 1 tsp ...

Mushroom Risotto

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Amazon had a great lightning deal on Instant Pot electronic pressure cookers. Several of my friends have been raving about theirs, so I finally hit the buy button. I gotta say, I do love it! We tried the kalua pork that's in the instruction manual, which turned ...

Some more hits from dinner

Saturday, April 18th, 2015

We're back on the menu planning wagon and got some excellent dinners this week. Rosemary garlic roasted lamb with pears and brussels sprouts A couple more hits from The Complete Cooking For Two Cookbook. Pork chops with port wine and cherry sauce Maple and bourbon glazed pork tenderloin I liked the first a ...

Spinach and Ham Breakfast Bake

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

This is a healthy, easy bake for breakfast. I made this last night and enjoyed a piece for breakfast this morning. I let it go a bit long in the oven, so it's a bit more brown in the picture than I was aiming for, but it's still ...

Baked Pork Dumplings

Saturday, January 3rd, 2015

These are a delicious dumpling in the same line as baked pork flower dumplings, baked Asian turkey buns, and hom bao. Baked Pork Dumplings Makes 36 dumplings 1 package gyoza wrappers 1/4 cup canola oil, divided 1 lb small button mushrooms, quartered 1 large head savoy cabbage (about 1 lb) 1 lb ground pork 1 tbsp fresh grated ...

Product Review: Trader Joe’s Country Potatoes

Sunday, October 12th, 2014

We tried these Trader Joe's Country Potatoes With Haricots Verts & Wild Mushrooms for a side dish earlier this week. They cooked up quickly in a skillet, and were a very tasty and easy side. The combination of sliced potatoes, green beans, and a mix of mushrooms, including ...

Chicken and Rice

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

This is a great way to use up leftovers and bits and pieces of veggies. I used leftover steamed rice, leftover chicken from one of our cider roasted chickens, some carrots, and some peas. Mushrooms would also go very well in this. I didn't end up seasoning ...

Chicken en Papilliote with Zucchini and Tomatoes

Monday, September 1st, 2014

This way easy dinner came together in no time, cooked quickly with no supervision, and was very tasty to boot! I used skinless boneless thighs instead of breasts, and used well drained canned tomatoes since I was inexplicably out of fresh. My version is below. Chicken en Papilliote with ...

Garlicky Potato Salad

Sunday, July 20th, 2014

This fresh, no mayo potato salad is great for summer afternoons. :) The garlic is strong, cut back to one clove, or substitute roasted garlic if you prefer. Garlicky Potato Salad Serves 8 as a side 2 lbs red potatoes, cut into 1/4 inch chunks 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp ...

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

These easy wraps make for a light dinner, perfect for a warm summer evening. Chicken Lettuce Wraps Serves 2 generously 2 tbsp canola oil, divided 1 tsp sesame oil 1 9-oz package mung bean sprouts 1 lb shiitake mushrooms, stems removed and caps quartered 1 lb ground chicken 1 large clove garlic, pressed 2 tsp freshly grated ginger 2 tbsp ...