Category Archives: vegetarian

Marinated Mushrooms

We always have mushrooms in our refrigerator. Sometimes we buy too many and this is a great way to use them up before they go bad. Plus making your own marinated mushrooms is way cheaper than buying them from the … Continue reading

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Roasted Whole Carrots

Here is a great way to use up some of the many carrots in the refrigerator after a pretty great harvest from the garden. Try to use carrots that are all the same size and length to even the cooking … Continue reading

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Carrot Top Pesto

Normally I use carrot fronds in stocks but this is a really tasty way to use them as well. Use only the leaves for this and make sure the fronds are really fresh, like out of your garden or from … Continue reading

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Grit Cakes with Spicy Cheese Sauce

Here is another way to use grits. Any sauce can be poured over the cakes and they work as well as polenta with most meats. Of course a heavy cheese sauce is always a good way to go. Grit Cakes … Continue reading

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Strawberry Pecan Pancakes

Strawberry season is getting close. Here is a good way to use some berries that may have been bought before they should have. For those who want a lighter cake use all white flour. Strawberry Pecan Pancakes 3/4 cup whole … Continue reading

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Rustic Apple Tart

This tart is fairly straight forward and a great way to use up apples. Rustic Apple Tart Dough 1 1/3 cup unbleached white flour 8 tbsp butter 1 egg yolk Pinch salt Ice water Filling 1/2 cup sugar, plus 2 … Continue reading

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Avocado and Chickpea Salad

This simple salad is a perfect side for grilled meats or burgers. Don’t skimp on the cheese. Avocado and Chickpea Salad 3 cups cooked chickpeas 1 red bell pepper diced 2 avocados cubed 3 tbsp diced green onion 4 oz … Continue reading

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