Category Archives: Vegetarian Entrees

Veggie Open Faced Omelet Fits The Bill For a Healthy Breakfast

It’s hard to get vegetables in at breakfast. This recipe takes a little time, but well worth the effort. You can make it with egg whites to cut down the calories, but it’s delicious either way. We make this at … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Squash Lentil Stew Warms the Heart

There is nothing more tasty than the creamy goodness of pumpkin. With the convenience of canned pumpkin anytime of the year, this soup is easy to make in the crock pot or on the fly at home. The added lentils … Continue reading

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A diamond in the kitchen, this tuber is perfect for adding a rustic flavor to your dishes

I am a lucky chef. I have some very generous foodie friends that love to travel and bring me home culinary treasures from their journeys. Over the years I have been given garlic from the garlic capital of the world … Continue reading

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Roundup of Easy Fall Recipes

Fall is the start of our indoor entertaining season. We still cook outside but move the party inside for comfort of our Southern guests that often visit for leaf peeping. The gardens are holding out for that last bit of … Continue reading

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Entertaining at Home-Baked Endive Au Gratin for Spring

Belgian endive, pronounced on-deev, and also known as Witloof was discovered by accident. In the winter of 1830, a Belgian farmer forgot about some chicory roots he left in the root cellar. Chicory was grown and used to extend coffee. By the early … Continue reading

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Strawberry Caprese Salad

Pasta Salad can be boring and tasteless If not made with fresh ingredients and seasoned properly. Always popular, this salad tastes great and says spring is here! My secret for fresh tasting pasta salad is to dress it right before … Continue reading

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Edible Adventures: Culinary tour of Southern Italy Part One

A while back, I  embarked on a food and wine trade mission in the province of Benevento, Italy. I had no idea what to expect. My taste buds were ready for some new flavors, and my mind was definitely ready … Continue reading

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Barley Is A Star For Meatless Monday

Meatless Monday is a great way to explore new foods Barley is sometimes an unsung hero of the cereal world. As an incredibly versatile member of the grass family, It pairs well with beef but is getting some attention as … Continue reading

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