Vegetarian Recipes

Sauteed Baby Kale and Artichoke Recipe

March 14, 2013 0 Comments
Sauteed Baby Kale and Artichoke Recipe

Sautéed Baby Kale & Artichokes Found this recipe in the winter 2013 Wegmans Menu and it’s a great way to get your kids to eat AND enjoy kale and artichokes. The original recipe calls for buying grilled artichokes hearts but they didn’t have them at Wegmans so we grilled our own. No problem here. Kale […]

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Tomato Delight

July 22, 2012 0 Comments
Tomato Delight

This is a very simple recipe for tomatoes that make an excellent side dish. I would only make this dish when tomatoes are in season and full of flavor. Depending on where you live, that shortens the window of opportunity but there is nothing worse than eating mealy tomatoes. Claudia tells me, I have taken […]

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Fried Chiles Rellenos Recipe

July 22, 2012 0 Comments
Fried Chiles Rellenos Recipe

Chiles Rellenos is one of my wife’s favorite Mexican dishes. One of the best versions I’ve tasted was years ago just after we were married on a trip across country looking for the perfect place to live. We took the southern route that brought us through the small town of Prescott, Arizona where we spent […]

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Grilled Portobello Mushrooms au Poivre

July 22, 2012 0 Comments
Grilled Portobello Mushrooms au Poivre

If you want a great recipe to serve your vegetarian friends, look no further. Creating a meal for some vegetarian friends allowed me the opportunity to try Veggie-Glace Gold (meatless Demi-Glace). I have written about some of their other products in the past and was excited about trying to create a tasty au poivre sauce […]

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Gazpacho Soup Recipe

July 22, 2012 1 Comment
Gazpacho Soup Recipe

“Waiter, my soup is cold!” This is a great gazpacho recipe for anyone who loves fresh summer flavors! Gazpacho is a tomato-based veggie soup that is a great summer time recipe when you have fresh vegetables readily available in the kitchen. Soup in the summer? For those who don’t know, gazpacho is a Spanish dish (and […]

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Asparagus Rolls Recipe

May 24, 2012 2 Comments
Asparagus Rolls Recipe

  Who Says Food From the 1960’s Isn’t Still Popular? My food related memories of the ’60s also include cocktail parties, where my parents and their friends consumed mysterious drink concoctions with enticing names like “Manhattan” or “Rob Roy.” I loved these parties because I could sneak in unnoticed and help myself to “pigs in […]

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Lentil Stew Recipe

January 31, 2012 2 Comments
Lentil Stew Recipe

I adapted this dish from a recipe I found in one of my Food & Wine magazines. I don’t know about you, but it seems like I’m finding more and more “quick & easy” recipes available in cooking magazines and cookbooks. I think more and more people are cooking but have less time so the […]

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Moussaka Recipe

October 20, 2011 3 Comments
Moussaka Recipe

Moussaka – my kids just love saying it – “MOO saka” Cookbook Challenge #2 A couple of weeks ago I decided to challenge myself by trying at least one new recipe from a different cookbook every two weeks. My goal is to experience some of the great recipes contained in my underused collection and break […]

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Classic Eggplant Parmigiana Recipe and History

April 8, 2011 1 Comment
Classic Eggplant Parmigiana Recipe and History

I love eggplant Parmesan and I have prepared it many different ways – in sauce, by itself, thick, thin, different types of cheeses. I don’t care. Give me fresh eggplant fried just right with a good tomato sauce and I’m happy. The version below is from my friend Chef Mark Vogel. When he made this […]

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Egg Foo Young Recipe

February 28, 2011 3 Comments
Egg Foo Young Recipe

All About Egg Foo Young by contributing writer Chef Mark R. Vogel The word “omelet” or “omelette” if you prefer, first appeared in English in the early 1600’s, after being successively morphed from Latin and then French terms beforehand.  Whatever the diachronic linguistics, omelets have been consumed by man since ancient times.  And once omelets […]

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