Spaghetti Squash with Bacon, Spinach, and Goat Cheese

Ingredients: 1 medium spaghetti squash 1 tablespoon olive oil Salt and pepper 6 slices of bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon maple syrup 1 5-oz bag of spinach 2 ounces of soft goat cheese, crumbled Instructions: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F and line a large rimmed baking […]

Eggplant Casserole

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion, diced 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 yellow pepper, diced 2 portabella mushroom caps, sliced into bite-sized pieces 3 large tomatoes, diced 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, finely chopped 1 tablespoon fresh basil, finely chopped 1/2 tablespoon fresh thyme 1/4 cup vegetable oil 2 medium eggplants, […]

Hungarian Mushroom Soup

Hungarian Mushroom Soup Hungarian Mushroom Soup is one of my favorite soups of all time. Rich, creamy and warming, this soup can mend marriages, turn cloudy days into sunny ones, and conjure a basket of kittens at will. Also, it tastes really good. Especially when it rains. The inspiration for today’s recipe comes from a […]

Kale and Red Cabbage Salad

This recipe is easy to put together and a great way to enjoy kale. The lemon juice makes a tangy dressing that pairs well with the cabbage, red onion, and kale. This salad also stays good in the fridge for 4-5 days. Ingredients: 2 garlic cloves, diced 1/2 head of red cabbage, sliced thinly 1/4 […]

One Pan Mushrooms with Miso Butter

One Pan Mushrooms with Miso Butter As the nights turn cooler, I am inclined to fire up the oven, taking the edge off in our turn of the century (read cold and drafty) apartment without turning up the thermostat. Being a lazy cook who is usually in a hurry, I also try to keep the […]

Cantaloupe Salsa

Yum! I am actually eating some as I type of this recipe. Usually, I never manage to make a cantaloupe recipe, because I just end up eating the entire thing as I am cutting it up. If you can avoid the temptation of eating it all at once, this salsa is a real treat. The […]

Roasted Mushroom, Eggplant and Tomato Sauce

A mostly hands-off sauce made in the oven, then finished off on the stove top, mushrooms, eggplant and fresh tomatoes cooked down into a simple, chunky sauce is a favorite that warms the house during the cooler, late summer nights. Delicious all by itself, or on chicken, seafood, over grains, and of course, on pasta. […]

Garlic Scallion Noodles w/ Seared Mushrooms

This recipe is versatile, lending itself to numerous substitutions with ingredients and flavors, but the triad of garlic, scallion and ginger is always the base. Mushrooms add depth and texture, elevating this from a side dish to main meal. Although the ingredient looks long and the directions complicated, it really does come together quickly once […]

Pasta with Roasted Fennel and Lemon

Even if you think of yourself as “not a fennel person” this recipe is worth a try! The creamy sauce with crunchy breadcrumbs paired with roasted fennel and lemon is delicious. It takes approximately half an hour to prepare and makes four servings. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 fennel bulbs 2 tablespoons butter 1 […]