Category Archives: vegetarian

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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Steak Frites

By Katherine Greg’s birthday always features two stars: steak and potatoes. After celebrating 16 of his birthdays — clearly we met in kindergarten — coming up with new ways to make steak and potato dishes can be a challenge. (Sometimes … Continue reading

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Braised Cabbage Wedges

This is a very easy recipe that pairs well with all sorts of roasted meat. It does take a little time to cook, but it can be reheated a day later for a simple weeknight side. Braised Cabbage Wedges 1 … Continue reading

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