Category Archives: vegetarian

Farro Risotto

This turned out a lot better than I anticipated and is a great recipe. I prefer risotto with real arborio rice and farro is so much better as a dessert. But this is really, really excellent as well. I went … Continue reading

Posted in Dinner, Food, Italian, Rice/Risotto, vegetarian | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Summer Vegetable Tart

This recipe comes together quickly and is perfect for brunch or breakfast. Or dinner. Add some bacon or chicken livers to the sauteed mushrooms if you want non vegetarian. Zucchini Tomato Torte 1 cup thinly sliced mushrooms 1/2 cup red … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast, Food, Garden, Italian, Recipes, vegetarian | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments

Ratatouille

Thanks to a very entertaining film from Pixar, ratatouille has had a reboot from the rustic roasted casserole that nine times out of 10 turned into a gummy inedible mess. The fancier version is good, but it loses some of … Continue reading

Posted in Dinner, Food, Recipes, vegetarian | Tagged , , , , | 10 Comments

Mexican Stuffed Peppers

This is yet another way to stuff peppers that takes advantage of how pintos break down into creamy yumminess when cooked twice. Use any color of pepper you want, just choose ones that can stand up on their own. Peppers … Continue reading

Posted in Dinner, Food, Mexican, Recipes, vegetarian | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

Caponata

This is a classic Sicilian appetizer that works well hot or cold. Serve it over polenta or with toasted bread. Caponata 1 1/2 lbs eggplant partially peeled and cut into 1/2″ cubes 1 large rib celery diced fine 1 onion … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers, Food, Italian, Recipes, Sides, vegetarian | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

Sunday Suppers: The Summer Salad Edition

Young Wifey gave us this idea when she did a roundup on all of her favorite summer salads. Each one looked fantastic. Since we’re still in picnic and cookout season, we thought we’d share our favorite summer salads too. We … Continue reading

Posted in Dinner, Food, Garden, Italian, Mexican, Rice/Risotto, Seafood, Sides, vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Oven Roasted Chanterelle Mushrooms

This is a very simple recipe that requires really high-quality whole fresh mushrooms. Roast Mushrooms 1 lb chanterelle mushrooms washed and patted dry 6 cloves garlic sliced thin 2 tbsp chopped fresh thyme Olive oil Salt/pepper In a large baking … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Italian, Recipes, Sides, vegetarian | Tagged , , | 12 Comments