Tag Archives: dinner

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut squash soap is one of my favorite soups during the fall and it is easy to make. Roasting the vegetables prior to adding them to the soup really brings out the flavor of the onions and garlic. I like to add a spoonful of plain Greek yogurt or sour cream to my bowl once […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Lemon Broccoli Pasta Skillet

The original recipe did not call for cherry tomatoes, but they make a great addition (if you can manage not to eat them all beforehand…). This dish takes about 20 minutes to make and serves about six people, which makes it a great weeknight meal. Ingredients: 1 bundle of broccoli florets, chopped into 1-inch pieces […]

Homemade Ramen with Mushrooms

Ingredients: 8 cups chicken or vegetable stock 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon seasoned rice wine vinegar 1 tablespoon oyster sauce 2 cups fresh shiitake or oyster mushrooms 6 oz ramen noodles 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil 1/4 cup scallions, sliced thin Instructions: In a large saucepan, bring the stock to simmer over medium heat. […]