Tag Archives: vegetables

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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Autumn Harvest Photo Gallery and Farmer’s Market Ratatouille Recipe

I love farmer’s markets. The colors, the smells, the bakery and everything else that goes with it. I also like to photograph farmer’s markets when I travel. Here are a few pics from our own Harvest Festival in Duluth that … Continue reading

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Dance of the Ripe Tomatoes- Menu and Maple Brined Local Chicken Recipe Just in time for Harvest Fest

  Several  years ago when I was involved in the local foods movement here, we held a fundraiser called “The Dance of the Ripe Tomato” to introduce the newly formed Lake Superior Slow Food Convivium. What I remember most about … Continue reading

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Tribute to Julia Child’s 100 year anniversary- Baked Endive Au Gratin Recipe

August 15  will be Julia Child’s 100th birthday if she were still alive. I remember meeting her about 22 years ago in Chicago, I was one of 12 lucky people who got to have breakfast with her at the Ritz … Continue reading

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Corned Beef And Cabbage, Lighter Style but Not Light on Flavor

Corned Beef is on sale this week, so Don’t miss out on the chance to prepare this great encore recipe just in time for St. Patrick’s Day. I am working on a Hot Cross Bun recipe at the moment to … Continue reading

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Spinach Pie – A Tasty Way To Get Greens In Your Diet

I took a break from my sourdough bread baking mania to make this Spinach Pie for dinner a few nights ago. I had some filo dough in the freezer and a thawed box of spinach in the fridge so that … Continue reading

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Local Treasure- Vegetable of the year and recipe for Easy Roasted Beets

Did you know that the beet has been named the vegetable of the year? One Vegetable One Community picks a vegetable annually to promote, love and spread the word on how to grow and cook with delicious results. There are … Continue reading

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Seasonal Spiced Squash Recipe Perfect for Fall Menu

Fall harvest is a glorious time of the year for a chef. I am lucky because I have lots of generous friends who are fantastic gardeners and always share their bounty with me. These days I am up to my … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Springtime Fun with Mint

Here are a couple of tasty recipes from my chef friend Ginnie Bivonia who lives in Dallas and loves fresh mint. Be sure to catch her rant at the bottom of the post about the difference between spearmint and peppermint. … Continue reading

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