Garlic Shrimp and White Beans

This is another request from my husband. He found it on Epicurious. I’m all for anything that includes beans. They are filling and I love their texture. This recipe calls for white beans,… Continue reading

Vegetarian Reuben

The Reuben sandwich is purported to have come from the former Reuben’s Delicatessen in New York City in 1914. The is a Vegetarian version created by Todd Ginsberg.

Sweaty Meat

Mmmmmm…Sounds delicious, no?  No.  But that is the English translation of Carne Sudada, one of my Colombian husband’s favorite meals.  It is a Colombian version of beef stew.  Well enough of that. This stew… Continue reading

Chilled Corn Soup

This soup is served by Chef Sungchul (Sung) Shim of Neta, in NYC’s West Village, as an alternative to Gazpacho.  He garnishes with cod fritters, , chive oil, and edible flowers.  He suggest optional… Continue reading

Zucchini, Sweet Potato, and Tomato Bake

This is an easy, colorful side dish.

Jamón Fresco Asado con Romero (Roasted Fresh Ham with Rosemary)

This main dish can be prepared in the oven or on the grill.

Este es un plato que se puede preparar en el horno o en la parrilla.

Homemade Flavored Oils

By flavored oils, I mean for salad, bread dipping, or for cooking.  I make some with extra-virgin olive oil so you can just sprinkle it over your tossed salad and squeeze a little… Continue reading

Lentil Soup with Vegetables

This is a very inexpensive lentil soup to make to make in the crockpot with staple ingredients and water.  I make it with extra lentils which I drain and use in salad.  Or… Continue reading

Fish Poached in Creamy White Sauce

I am always looking for different ways to incorporate healthy fish into my diet so I don’t get bored. My husband loves fish in any shape or form, but I don’t like anything… Continue reading

Sauerbraten in the Crock Pot

When you were a child did your parents ever torture you with some horrible meal that they thought was so great and you absolutely hated?  Well one of those meals for me was… Continue reading